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Black Sash

noun
1.
(formerly, in South Africa) an organization of women opposed to apartheid
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Historical Examples
  • He had come pinioned with a black sash, and was unwilling to have his hands tied, or his face covered, but was persuaded to both.

  • I have a black sash in my pocket; it's all crumpled, but I'll tie it on, if you'll help me.

  • I have plenty of black sash ribbons for her to wear with her white frocks.

    By the Light of the Soul Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • She was dressed daintily in a white frock, with black sash and bows.

    Esther's Charge Evelyn Everett-Green
  • You will see to it that she always wears a black sash with a white frock, I hope, Maria.

    By the Light of the Soul Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • He had on a long snow white overshirt and had tied a fire red cloth over his hat and a black sash was tied about his waist.

    Fifty Years a Hunter and Trapper Eldred Nathaniel Woodcock
  • Around the waist is girded a black sash, embroidered with silver.

  • “Yes, I will be sure that Evelyn wears a black sash with a white frock,” replied Maria, in a bitter voice.

    By the Light of the Soul Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

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