What does the word Ashes mean?

    Part of speech: noun plural

  • See ASH1 or ASH2.

Usage examples for Ashes

  1. The ashes it threw out covered half the Island. – A Girl's Ride in Iceland by Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie
  2. He saw something more than that handful of ashes, he saw the deadly peril in which his friend was standing. – The Clue of the Twisted Candle by Edgar Wallace
  3. All those Kings are gone, and lie in the ashes, but Christ remaineth, still, and will remain a King for ever. – Selections from the Table Talk of Martin Luther by Martin Luther