shash

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See sash.

Noun[edit]

shash (plural shashes)

  1. (obsolete) The scarf of a turban.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Fuller to this entry?)
  2. (obsolete) A sash.

Etymology 2[edit]

Imitative?

Noun[edit]

shash (uncountable)

  1. (television) Synonym of snow (random pattern of dots when there is no signal)
    • 1997, Paul Kriwaczek, Documentary for the Small Screen
      Even productions designed for office or home video viewing usually need a title sequence to mark off the empty tape, hiss and shash from the prepared recording []
    • 2012, Paul Farley, ‎Michael Symmons Roberts, Edgelands: Journeys Into England's True Wilderness (page 159)
      No one sees shash now, but it was naked television. Shash was the term for those black-and-burst patterns that danced across the screen when there was nothing being broadcast.
References[edit]
  • 1976, Brian Armstrong, The Glossary of TV Terms (page 80)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for shash in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Navajo[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Compare Ahtna sos.

Noun[edit]

shash

  1. bear (animal)

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Western Apache[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

shash

  1. bear