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Sabbath nOE loanword: sabat; a day of rest and worship observed on Saturday by the Jews, Sunday by the Christians and Friday by the Muslims.
Sabbath-breaker nOne who profanes the Sabbath by neglecting religious observance of that day
Sabbath-breaking nThe act of breaking the observance of the sabbath.
Sabbath-school nSunday school.
Sac nOE: dispute, case at law, litigation, crime; see "Sake". Certain right or privelege of jurisdiction which formerly by custom belonged to the lord of the manor which gave him the power of holding court, trying cases and imposing fines, as were specified (along with others) and included in the grant of a manor by the crown. NB see: "Sac and Soke."
Sac nThe punishment of drowning in a sack (used in ancient Rome for the crime of parricide). 3. "sack and seam": pack-horse traffic. 4. a large or small bag. 5. used as a measure (amount contained in a bag) for corn, fruit, wool, coal etc.
Sack nDismissal from work or employment: give the sack to. 2. a large strong bag, usually made of hessian, paper or plastic for storing or conveying goods. 3. contents or quantity contained in a sack. 4. a short dress worn by women with a sack-like appearance.
Sack vbTo put in a sack or bag. 2. dismiss from employment
Sack phr"Buy a Cat in a Sack" - to buy something without inspecting it.
Sack phr"Get the Sack" - to be dismmised from employment.
Sack phr"Hit the Sack" - go to bed.
Sack phr"Left Holding the Sack" -- expression meaning: saddled with unwelcome responsibility.
Sack adj"In Sack and Ashes" - full of bitter regret and shame.
Sackcloth nA coarse textile fabric (now of flax or hemp) used chiefly in the making of bags or sacks and the wrapping of bales etc., sacking. 2. as the material for mourning clothes.
Sackcloth phr"Sackcloth and Ashes" - humbly to demonstrate repentance.
Sack-clothed adjClad in a sack.
Sacked adjDismissed from employment.
Sackful nAs much as would fit in a sack, a great quantity, a large amount
Sacking nA coarse material or flax used for making sacks, sackcloth.
Sackless adjLate OE: sacless --- secure from accusation, or dispute. 2. unchallenged; unmolested. 3. not guilty, innocent of wrong intent, having guilt or sack inflicted upon without just cause, guileless, simple. 4. of things: harmless. Hence, feeble-minded, lacking energy, dispirited.
Sacklike adjResembling or like a sack.
Sackload nSackful.
Sack-maker nOne who makes sacks for a living.
Sack-making nThe making of sacks.
Sackpipe nThe bagpipes, the pibroch, the pipes.
Sack-shaped adjShaped or in the form of a sack.
Sackwise advIn the manner of a sack.
Sad adjOf personal immaterial things, satiated, having one's fill, sated, weary, tired. 2. In OE: settled, firmly established in purpose and condition, steadfast, firm, consistent. 3. strong, capable of resisting, valiant. 4. orderly and regular in life; trustworthy in character and judgement, grave, serious, sorrowful. 5. of looks and appearance: dignified, grave, serious. 6. profoundly or solidly learned. 7. of thought and consideration: mature, serious, in sad earnest. 8. of persons, their feelings or disposition: serious, mournful, sad-eyed, sad-hearted. 9. of looks, tones, gestures, costume: expressive of sorrow. 10. of time, place, action: characterized by sorrow, sorrowful. 11. morose, dismal-looking; sad-looking, sad-seeming, causing sorrow, distressing, calamitous, lamentable.. 12. deplorably bad, as a term of depreciation on censure. 13. of material objects: solid, dense, compact, heavy. 14. of liquids: firm, thick. 15. of soil: stiff, heavy. 16. of bread, pastry: unleavened, heavy, not properly baked. 17. of a number of person forming a compact body. 18. of color: dark-colored, deep, not cheerful or bright, dull, sober, neutral. 19. of sleep: sound, deep. 20. of a blow: heavy, strong, vigorous. 21. of fire: violent, fierce, intense.
Sad vbTo make solid, thick, firm, compressed. 2. to become steadfast, to establish, to confirm. 3. to darken a color. 4. to make sorrowful, dull or gloomy.
Sad phr"A Sadder and Wiser Man" - one who has learned a lot from failure, betrayal, misjudgement or mishap.
Sad phr"Sad to Say" - sadly, unfortunately, regretfully, ruefully.
Sad ass n(Slang) On who has unfashionable interesets or obsessions.
Sad bread nHeavy bread; bread that has nor risen properly.
Sadded ppConfirmed, strengthen, made sorrowful.
Sadden vbTo make solid, firm or stiff; to render into a compact mass, to make coherent. 2. to make sad, unhappy and gloomy. 3. to tone down the color to a duller shade by the addition of mordants.
Saddening nThe action of making sad. 2. the process of toning down bright colors.
Saddish adjSomewhat sad.
Saddle nA seat for a rider to be used on the back of a horse.
Saddle vbTo put a riding saddle on a horse. 2. to charge or load with a burden; to put a burden on the back of another.
Saddle phr"Be In the Saddle" - mounted. 2. in office, command, control.
Saddle phr"I Will Lose the Horse or Win the saddle" - neck or nothing; double or quits
Saddle phr"Out of the Saddle" - out of control.
Saddle phr"Saddle (Up)With" - pass on a difficulty, responsibility to someone. 2. to force acceptance; to force on to someone something unwanted.
Saddle phr'Saddle Up" - to be prepared to do something.
Saddle phr"Set the Saddle on the Right Horse" - lay the blame on those who deserve it.
Saddle-back nIn architecture, a roof of a tower with two opposite gables. 2. a hill with a concave upper outline. 3. a black pig with a white stripe across the back.
Saddle-backed adjHaving a low back with an elevated head and neck(said of a horse).
Saddle-back board nA raised and rounded floor board under a door to allow the door to clear the floor coverings.
Saddle-bow nThe arched front or rear of a saddle.
Saddle-brown adjA medium brown color like that of a saddle.
Saddle-cloth nA cloth laid on a horse's back under the saddle.
Saddled adjWearing a saddle. 2. heavy with burden or problem.
Saddle-horse nA horse trained for riding.
Saddle-less adjWithout a saddle.
Saddlelike adjResembling or like a saddle.
Saddle-maker nA maker or dealer in saddles and other equipment for horses.
Saddle-nose nA nose with a deep or absence ridge.
Saddler nOne who makes saddles and other equipment of saddlery used in horse-riding.
Saddle ring nA small metal ring on the side of a firearm,allowing it to hang on a saddle hook and a attached to a halyard.
Saddle-roof nA roof consisting of two gables and one ridge.
Saddle-seat nA slightly concave (use on a windsor chair) that sometimes has a thick ridge in the front. 2. a style of horseback riding, designed in the USA to show off the horse's gait, especially the trot.
Saddle-shaped adjHaving the shape of a saddle.
Saddle-soap nA softening and preserving soap for leather, containing pure white soap.
Saddle-sore adjChafed by riding on a saddle.
Saddle-spring nA spring upholding a cycle-saddle.
Saddle-stitch nA stitch of thread or a wire staple passed through the centre of a magazine or booklet.
Saddle-stitch vbSew with this stitch.
Saddle-tree nThe frame of a saddle. 2. a tulip tree with saddle-shaped leaves.
Sade vbTo become or to make weary.
Sad-eyed adjHaving sad or sorrowful eyes.
Sad-hearted adjDejected; sorrowful.
Sad iron nA solid flat iron.
Sadly advIn a sad manner, sorrowfully. 2. unfortunately, sad to say, regretfully, regrettably. 3. deeply, completely.
Sadness nThe state or condition of being sad.
Sad sack nA very inept person.
Sad-tree nThe framework which forms the foundation of a saddle. 2. the North American tulip tree, "Liriodendrum tulipfera". 2. The Night Jasmine of India, ( The Melancholy tree), "Nyctanthes arbor-tristus."
Said pplNamed or mentioned before, as in abovesaid, aforesaid; already specified. 2. spoken, uttered; in phrase, said saw.
Said phr"After All is Said and Done" - after everything has been considered.
Said phr"No Sooner Said is Done" - something will be done immediately.
Sail nA piece of canvas attached to a mast of a vessel to secure its propulsion by wind. 2. a trip or passage in sailing vessel. 3. a sailing vessel or craft. 4. sails collectively. 5. the wings of a bird or the broad part of the arm of a windmill.
Sail vbTo set sail on a voyage, to begin a voyage 2. to travel over water by ship or boat. 3. to move across the water by the action of the wind on the sails. 4. to move, glide, or float in the air, soar. 5. to proceed boldly in action. 6. to move in a steady, dignified manner; move haughtily.
Sail phr"In Full Sail" - with all sails set.
Sail phr"Make Sail" - to spread more canvas in sailing.
Sail phr"Sail Against the Wind" - take an opposite view to most people.
Sail phr"Sail Into" - to cause or be prepared to enter a place, or (fig), some situation. 2. to enter or begin something in a proud or active manner; move with energy. 3. to go about something actively. 4. attack with violence, to scold, chide, lambaste.
Sail phr"Sail Near to the Wind" - sail as nearly against the wind as possible. 2. come close to indecency or dishonesty. 3. risk overstepping the mark.
Sail phr"Sail Through." - to deal with something successfully.
Sail phr"Strike Sail" - to lower the sails suddenly
Sail phr"Take into the Wind" - furl the sail or sails of a vessel. 3.
Sail phr"Take the Wind Out of One's Sails" - to deprive one of an advantage; to hinder one's progress.
Sail phr"Under Sail" - with sails set.
Sail-arm nThe arm of a windmill.
Sailboard nA type of large surfboard with a mast and sail used in windsurfing.
Sailboarder nA person who uses a sailboard and practizes the art of sailboarding.
Sail-boarding nThe sport or recreational activity of using a sailboard; windsurfing.
Sail-boat nSailing boat.
Sail-borne adjPropelled by a sail.
Sail-cloth nCanvas or other material for sails. 2. a canvas-like dress material.
Sail-craft nA boat with one or more sails. 2. the art of sailing. 3. a spcecraft with a sail for propulsion purposes..
Sailfish nA large marine game with spear /saw-like snout and a tall dorsal fin by which it is propelled forward with the wind; basking shark.
Sailing nA voyage by sea.
Sailing phr"Sailing on Another Board" - acting in an unusual or different manner (an obsolete nautical term).
Sailing-boat nA boat driven by sails.
Sailing master nAn officer navigating a ship or yacht.
Sailing-ship nA sailing boat.
Sail-less adjWithout or not having a sail.
Sailor nSeaman, mariner, seafarer, old-salt.
Sailorship nThe act and craft of a sailor, mariner etc.
Sailor's Home nAn institution where sailors can finf board and lodging while on shore.
Sailworthiness nOf a boat the characteristic of being seaworthy; suitable for sailing; seaworthiness.
Sailworthy adjOf a ship, in a condition, suitable for sailing; seaworthy.
Saily adjLike a sail.
Sailyard nA yard to which the sails of a ship are bent. 2. one of the structural arms of a windmill in which the waves or sails are attached. 3. an antenna of an insect.
Sain vbTo make the sign of the Cross on (a person or thing) in token of consecration or blessing, or in exorcising a demon, warding of evil spirits, witches, poison. 2. to cross oneself, to bless. 3. to secure by prayer, enchantment from evil influence.
Sain nThe action of making the sign of the Cross. 2. consecration, blessing, saining.
Sake nSee "Sac, Sak." "Sake" only used in modern English --- for the sake of. It has not been found in OE (Probably from ON.) It existed in O.H.G. and Old Frisian. and may have been in in OE., but not found in Literature, and seems to have arisen from the use of the noun to denote a litigant, cause or a cause. 2 an affair, matter, thing, cause, reason. 2.lawsuit, action of law. 4. quarrel, fight, enmity.
Sake nA reason for wanting something done; "for your sake"; "for the children's sake 2. in the common interest of or for the sake of. 3. the purpose of achieving or obtaining; "for the sake of argument. 4.behalf, purpose, benefit, interest.
Sake phr"For Goodness Sake" - expression of urgency, impatience, supplication, anger.
Sake phr"For Old Time Sake" - in memory of former times and pleasant memories.
Sake phr"For Old Sake's Sake" - for the sake of old acquaintance; for old time sake.
Sake phr"For One's Name Sake" - out of regard for one's reputation or good name.
Sake phr"For the Sake Of" - on behalf of; in the interest of. 2. without justification.
Sakeful adjOE. "Sacu." contentious, quarrelsome, culpable, criminal.
Sale nThe action or act of selling. 2. the putting up of goods to be sold. 3. the sale of goods at a lower price
Sale phr"Sale of Work" - in Ireland, a fund raising event with raffles, cake sales, bingo, etc., usually run by schools or churches.
Sale ring nA circle of buyers at an auction.
Saleroom nSee 'salesroom'
Sales nThe activity involved in the sale of goods and services. 2. the amount or value of goods and services sold.
Sales floor nThe part of a business devoted to real activities, such as a showroom or selling areas of a shop or department store, usually manned by sales staff and having free public access to goods on display.
Sales lady nA saleswoman.
Salesman nA salesperson, saleswoman or salesman. 2. a person employed to sell goods in a shop or an agent between a retailer and a producer. 3. a commercial traveler.
Salesmanship nSaleswomanship; the art or skill of selling. 2. the techniques used in selling.
Salesroom nA place where goods are displayed for sale; a saleroom or auction room.
Sales talk nTalk or discussion aimed at selling something. 2. any talk to persuade the sale of goods oor the acceptance of an idea.
Saleware nMerchandise, stock-in-trade.
Sallow nApplied to several species of the willow tree. 2. the wood or shoots of the willow.
Sallow adjOf the skin or complexion, a sickly yellow, sallowish, sallowy or brownish-yellow in color.
Sallow vbTo make or become sallow, sallowish, sallowy, sickly or brownish-yellow in colour.
Sallow adjPale of complexion; unhealthly looking.
Sallowish adjSomewhat sallow in various aspects.
Sallow-moth nA moth with pale yellow forewings.
Sallowness nThe state or condition of being paleness of color or complexion.
Sallowy adjRather sallow.
Salt nA tract of salty land or marshes flooded by the sea. 2.
Salt vbTo impregnate with salt. 2. to cure, preserve, season with salt; salting
Salt adjApplied to tears and humors.
Salt phr"Above the Salt" - in a privileged position.
Salt phr"Below the Salt" - in a subordinate, servile or inferior position.
Salt phr"Eat Salt with" - be a guest of.
Salt phr"He Is Not Worth the Salt in Your Tears" - he is no good, untrustworthy; forget him/her for she/he will only bring you grief.
Salt phr"In Salt" - sprinkled with salt or immersed in brine as a preservative.
Salt phr"Not Made of Salt" - not upset or perturbed by wet weather.
Salt phr"Not Worth One's Salt" - not doing one's fair share of the work.
Salt phr"Put Salt on the Tail of" - capture,apprehend (in reference to jocular directions given to children for catching a bird).
Salt phr"Salt Away (or Down)." - to preserve food from decaying by curing with salt. 2. (fig) - to save money or goods etc. for a future hard time or times of hardship.
Salt phr"Salt of the Earth" - an ordinary person or people of great worthiness, high reputation, reliability, honesty, etc those whose qualities are exemplary.
Salt phr"Salt of Youth" - the vigor and strong passion at that time of life predominates.
Salt phr"Salt Out" - to separate (coal tar colors) by adding salt to solutions containing them.
Salt phr'Salt the Books" - show receipts/proofs larger than the really are.
Salt phr"Salt with." - to make something more lively or interesting by some addition, as in making a story more interesting by "salting" it with violence and sex.
Salt phr"Worth One's Salt" - efficient, capable, conscientous.
Salt-and-pepper adj(of materials and especially of hair) with light and dark colors mixed together.
Salt-bath nIn metallurgy, a bath of molten salts used in the process of hardening and tempering steel.
Salt-box na wooden box, with a sloping lid, for holding kitchen salt.
Salt-burned adjSpoilt by over-salting.
Salt cat nA mass of salt mixed gravel, urine to attract pigeons and keep them at home.
Saltcote nA Saltworks, Saltern.
Salt-dip nA glazed applied to bricks, consisting of washed clay and salt.
Salted adjOf persons or horses: hardened or inured against disease, caused by climatic conditions. 2. experienced or expert.
Salter nOne who deals in or manufactures salt. 2. a workman at a saltern. 3. one who salts meat or fish for sale. 4. one who salts bodies for embalming.
Saltern nA building in which salt is made by boiling or evaporation; a saltworks, also a plot of land, laid out in pools and walls in which water is let in an then allowed to evaporate naturally.
Salt-fish nFish pickled in brine; fish salted and dried.
Salt-foot nA massive salt-cellar or salver which was formerly placed in the middle of the table to distinguish honored guests from their inferiors who sat below it.
Saltfree adjFree of or with salt.
Salt-grass nAny species of grass that can tolerate alkali and salty conditions.
Salt-hay nA hay made from saltgrass. 2. hay made from any grass grown in salty or alkali conditions.
Salt-horse nA sailor's term for salted beef.
Saltiness nThe condition of being, or tasting, salty.
Salting nTo season with salt. 2. a salt marsh; a marsh overflowed by sea.
Saltish adjImpregnate for preserving with salt. 2. somewhat salty.
Salt-less adjWithout salt; tasteless; wersh.
Salt lick nAn area where animals go to lick salt left over. 2. a block of salt for animals to lick.
Salt-like adjResembling salt.
Salty advIn a salt manner; with taste of salt.
Saltmaker nA manufacturer of salt.
Salt-making nThe manufacturing of salt.
Salt marsh nAn area regularly flooded by seawater.
Salt meadow nA meadow subject to flooding by saltwater.
Salt mouth nA wide-mouthed bottle with a glass stopper for holding chemical, especially crystallized salt.
Saltness nThe state or quality of being salty. 2. salt taste; the state of being salt.
Saltpan nA area or pond where salt is found through the evaporation of water.
Salt shaker nA container of salt, with a cap perforated by several small holes, for sprinkling on food.
Salt-silver nA penny, money paid to the Lord by the tenants; to be excused for the service of carrying is salt from the market to his landlord.
Salt-spoon nA small spoon with a short handle and a roundish deep bowl for taking table salt
Salt-spring nA flow of salt from the earth.
Salt-stone nRock-salt, a mass of Rock-salt.
Salt-water nSalty water or seawater.
Salt-water adjsituated or living in saltwater.
Salt-well nA bored well yielding brine.
Salt-works nA building in which salt is made or produced by boiling or evaporation; a salt-works or saltern, also a plot of land, laid out in pools and walls in which water is let in an then allowed to evaporate naturally.
Saltwort nAny plant of the genus, "Salsola. 2. Black Saltwort: Glaux maritima. 3. plant of the genus Salicornia, Salicornia herbacae: Glasswort.
Salty adjTasting of, containing or preserved with salt. 2. reminiscent of the sea. 3. of humor: risque, racy. 4. piquant, sharp, pungent, as literature, speech. 5. (slang): tough, aggressive.
Salve nA healing ointment or balm. 2. a thing that is soothing, consoling or calming influence for wounded feelings, an uneasy conscience etc.. 3. a thing that explains away a discrepancy or palliates a fault.
Salve vbTo soothe (pride,self-love, conscience etc). 2. to smooth over, calm, restore harmony, vindicate, make good.
Salve-like adjResembling or characteristic of salve.
Sam vbOE. samnian: to assemble. 2. to assemble persons. 3. to bring together, join in marriage, friendship, love. 4. to bring together, collect, gather. 5. to bring together the edges of a wound: to sam-together, to sam-up. 6. to join, fasten together, to amass, hoard, to fill full of. 7. to coagulate, curdle milk, cheese.
Sam adjHalf or imperfectly as in sam quick; sam dead; sam ripe or red; sam-hale: half-whole or in poor health; sam-sodden: half cooked or half-done. 2. stupid, half-baked; 2. samel: half-burned or imperfectly burned
Same adjON 'sami' 'samr' akin to O.E. same equally. similar in identity, like, alike. 2. closely similar or comparable in kind, quality, quantity, degree. 3. equal in amount or value. 4. unchanged in character or nature. 5. like, not different or otherwise. 6. of like kind, sort, size, nature; corresponding, similar.
Same advIn a like manner.
Same prnThe same person or thing.
Same phr"All In the Same Boat" - in similar difficult circumstances.
Same phr???"All Sing from the Same Hymn Book" - act consistently with each other.
Same phr"All the Same" - make no difference, or nevertheless.
Same phr"At the Same Time" - simultaneously.
Same phr"Be All the Same to" - something does not matter.
Same phr"Be of the Same Mind" - agree, think alike.
Same phr"By the same Token" - moreover; similarly.
Same phr"In the Same Breath" - simultaneously, at the same time.
Same phr"Much the Same" - unchanged, very similar.
Same phr"Not in the Same Street as" - cannot be (favorably) with.
Same phr"One and the Same" - identical.
Same phr"Same All the World Over" - found everywhere and much alike.
Same phr"Same as Ever" - consistent, unchanged.
Same phr"Same Here" - I agree wholeheartedly.
Same phr"Same Old Same Old" - a familiar, uninteresting or tedious situation, activity, narrative, or set of facts.
Same phr"Same to You" - I wish you the same.
Same phr"The Same Again" - request for, or invitation to have, repeat of whatever, food, drink etc
Same-blooded adjHaving the same blood or sharing blood lineages; consanginuity, homogeneity.
Same-bloodness nSate or condition of being same blood; consangineous
Sameish adjBasically the same; somewhat similar; rather alike. 2. run-of-the-mill; ordinary; usual. 3. dull; drab; boring; typical; not exciting.
Samel adjPertaining to bricks imperfectly baked, badly shaped, and soft inside.
Sameliness nIdentity, sameness
Samely adjMonotonous, unvaried.
Same-minded adjHaving or being of the same mindset; similar in thought and thinking.
Same-mindedness nThe state of being of the same mindset; similar in thought and thinking.
Samen advTogether; mutually; samenly, samely, agreeably, samenward.
Sameness nThe state of being the same, monotony. 2. lack of change, without variety, monotonous. 3. close similarity. 4. identity.
Samey adjAll the same: identical, characterized by sameness.
Samenfere nA fellow traveler, associate,
Saming nA meeting, a coming together, symposium, conference, a samening.
Samtale adjAccorded, agreed, mutual,
Sand nThe action of sending; that which is sent: a message, present. 2. God's dispensation or ordinance. 3. the action of sending for; an invitation. 4. a person or body of persons sent on an errand; a messenger, an envoy, a delegation. 5. an embassy, consulate. 6. a sandman; ; a ; the bed of a river or sea. 3. the shore (of a sea); land as opposed to sea. 4. sandy soil; a grain or particle of sand. 5. a bunker on a golf course. 6. sandy or desert wastes. 7. instability of sand (metaphorical and similatively) 8. a sandy color.
Sand vbSprinkle, overlay or tip sand on something. 2. to grind or polish with sand. 3. to run a ship on to a sandbank. 4. to clog up with sand.
Sand adjOf a reddish-yellow color.
Sand phr"Build On Sand" - initiate something without foundation.
Sand phr"Bury One's Head in the Sand" - refuse to face up to an unpleasant truth.
Sand phr"Hide One's Head in the Sand" : to ignore or deny unpleasant reality.
Sand phr"Raise Sand" - to create a disturbance or fuss.
Sand phr"Rope Of Sand" - a proverbially weak link, union or tie which is easily broken. 2. that which is virtually worthless or untrustworthy.
Sand phr"Sands Are Running Out" - the time available for some action is nearly at an end.
Sand phr"Sands of Time" - fleeting moments.
Sand-bath nA vessel of heated sand to provide uniform heating. 2. a receptacle containing sand for birds to roll in.
Sand-bed nA stratum of sand. 2.
Sandbelt nA dunal ridge. 2. a sandy area near to the sea prized for expensive housing estates.
Sandblast nTo clean a building by blasting with sand at high velocity.
Sandblaster nA machine used for sandblasting.
Sandblind nFrom the Old English samblind from sam- meaning semi- + blind. In the erroneous belief that the term referred to blindness caused by sand, Samuel Johnson defined the term in his great dictionary of the English Language (1755) as: "Having a defect in the eyes, by which small particles appear to fly before them."
Sand-blower nA sand bellow for sprinkling on fresh paint to imitate stone.
Sandboard nA board similar to snowboard , used to descend upon sand dunes.
Sandboard vbTo ride on a sandboard.
Sand-boarding nA recreational activity resembling snowboarding but performed on sand or snow.
Sandbox nA small enclosure filled with sand for children to play in; a sandpit.
Sandcat nA small wild cat Felis marganta distributed over African and Asian deserts.
Sand cloud nDriving sand in a simoom.
Sand-crack nA fissure in a horse's hoof. 2. a crack in the human foot from walking on hot sand. 3. a crack in a brick due to imperfect mixing.
Sandfish nAlso called the beaked sand-fish, with a long, thin ray-fin. 2. any of the several marine fish that burrow into sandy seabeds
Sand flea na chikoe of tropical america; a sand-hopper.
Sand-flood nA roving mass of drifting sand, especially in the deserts of Arabia.
Sand fly nA minute, black, biting midge which causes pellagra and sand-fly fever.
Sand glass nAn instrument that measures time by the running of sand through a small opening. 2. an hourglass.
Sand grass nGrass whose roots bind loose sand.
Sand-hill nA hill or bank of sand; esp a dune on the seashore.
Sandhillers nA depressed class of white people in Georgia and South Carolina, USA.
Sand hog nIn the USA,? a person who works underwater lying foundations, constructing tunnels etc.
Sand-hopper nAny of various small jumping crustaceans of the order Amphipoda, burrowing on the seashore.
Sandlot nIn the USA, a piece of unoccupied land used for children's games.
Sandily advIn a sandy way.
Sandiness nThe property of containing or resembling sand.
Sanding nThe action of sanding:
Sanding sheet nA sheet of sanding paper; sandpaper.
Sand iron nA sand wedge used when playing golf.
Sandish adjSomewhat like the nature of sand or loose.
Sandland nDesert regions, collectively the Middle East or North Africa.
Sandless adjWithout sand.
Sand-like adjresembling sand.
Sand lot nA vacant lot whrer children play.
Sandman nA imaginary being who sends children to sleep by sprinkling sand in their eyes. 2. the personification of tiredness causing children's eyes to smart towards bedtime.
Sand mole nA South African rodent, about the size of a rabbit.
Sand mouse nThe dunlin, a kind of sandpiper, a common shore bird.
Sandpiper nAny of numerous small wading birds.
Sandpit nA place from where sand is dug out of. 2. a hollow partly filled with sand, usu for children to play in; See 'sandbox'
Sand rat nAn African rodent, almost hairless
Sand reed nCoarse reedy grass of the seashore.
Sand ridge nA bank of sand formed by tides or currents.
Sand runner nA sandpiper.
Sands nUnit of time, as 'the sands of time'. 2. a desert region, as the sands of arabia.
Sand sedge nA rush-like plant with creeping underground stem, growing on the seashore.
Sand sheet nA flat, gently undulating plots of sand surfaced by grains that may be too large for saltation. They form approximately 40 percent of aeolian depositional surfaces.
Sandshoe nA shoe with canvas, rubber, hemp etc., sole for use on sand.
Sand soap nA heavy-duty, gritty soap.
Sand star nA sea-animal resembling the starfish in having five distinct arms, found in pools at low tide.
Sandstone nA rock composed of consolidated or compacted sand.
Sandstorm nA windstorm, in or near a desert, carrying clouds of sand,
Sand-sucker nA small fish allied to the halibut, the rough dab.
Sand-washer nA cylindrical wire-screen for separating sand from earthy matter.
Sand wasp na digger-wasp, resembling wasps in color, but with wings not folded.
Sand wedge nA golf club used for hitting a ball out of a sand trap.
Sand-weld vbTo weld iron with a silaceous sand.
Sand worm nAny worm which dwells in sand, as the lugworm or builds a tube of sand and shell glued together to anchor it into one position, as a terebella.
Sandwort nOf several plants which grow in sandy places, of the genus: Arenaria.
Sandy adjOf the nature of, or like sand. 2. sprinkled with sand; arenacious. 3. of a large proportion of sand. 4. of a yellow-grey, yellowish-red color. 5. a person with sandy hair.
Sandyish adjSomewhat sandy.
Sank vbTo assemble, bring together, come together.
Sanking nAn assembly, forum.
Sann adjTrue: a variant of sooth.
Sap nJuice or fluid of any kind. 2. the vital juice or fluid circulating in plants and on which the life and growth of a tree depends. 3. moisture in stone.
Sapful adjAbounding in sap or moisture.
Sap green nThe green pigment made from the buckthorn berry.
Sap green adjOf the color of the pigment extracted from the buckthorn berry.
Saphead nA dolt, fool, idiot.
Sapless adjWithout or having sap.
Saplessness nThe state or condition of being sapless.
Saplike adjResembling sap, (the juice f plants).
Sapling n A young tree, esp. a young fruit tree with trunks a few millimeters in diameter. 2. a young greyhound not yet entered for racing.
Sap-monger nMaker and trader of beverages.
Sappily adv(Slang) sentimental, mawkish. 2. (slang) silly or foolish.
Sappiness nSucculence, juiciness; doltishness.
Sappy adjFull of sap. 2. young and vigorous. 3. sentimental; mawkish. 4. abounding in sap; silly.
Sap-sucker nA kind of wood-sucker.
Sapwood nAlburnum, the exterior part of the wood of a tree next to the baek.
Sapwood treesnThose from which the wood shows little difference in color between heartwood and sapwood, such as ash, aspen, holly, scyamore, white spruce.
Sapwort nOenanthe crocata.
Sard vbTo jape, jest, play, tricks, jeer,
Sarding vb nThe action of japing.
Sark nA garment worn against the skin; a shirt or chemise; occasionally a night-shirt --- transfig. a supplice. 2. the action of covering or wearing a sark; sarking.
Sark vbTo furnish or clothe in a sark. 2. to cover a roof with wooden boards or, sarking or sarking felt.
Sarkful adj"A Sarkful of Sore Bones": a sore body.
Sate vbOE 'sadian' to satisfy the appetite or desiring of. 2. to fill up.
Sateless adjImpossible to satisfy.
Satem nThe night before Saturday: Friday night.
Saturday nThe seventh day of the week in many religious traditions, and the sixth day of the week in several systems; observed as Sabbath in Judaism; it follows Friday and precedes Sunday.
Saugh nA rope made of twisted sallow withies.
Saughen adjPertaining to or made of sallow. 2. (fig.): soft, weak, wanting in energy. NB: also spelt: "sauchen"
Saught nAn agreement, covenant, reconciliation. 2. agreement, freedom from strife, peace.
Saught vbTo bring peace, to become reconcile. 2.. " To be at saught." --- free from strife, at peace, to reconcile. 3. to become calm or quiet. 4. to reconcile a person.
Saughting vn.Peace, reconciliation, strife-free, saughtening.
Saughtliness nIn a state of peace, reconciliation, strifelessness. 2. in a state of agreement, calm, quietness.
Saughy adjInclined to peace, reconcile, quietness, calm.
Saw nA wise saying, proverb, old said saw, tale, story. 2. discourse, speech, story, recital. 2. a decree, command, edict, ukase, fiat.
Saw vbTo cut, hew, slice through woods and other materials.
Saw phr"Saw Down" - fell a tree using a saw.
Saw phr"Saw Into" - divide into pieces using a saw.
Saw phr"Saw Off" - remove part of something with a saw.
Saw phr"Saw Up" - cut into pieces using a saw.
Sawbench nA circular saw with a bench to support the material and advance it to saw.
Sawbones nA surgeon (slang).
Saw back na gauage on the back of a saw to regulate the depth of the groove cut.
Sawbuck nA sawhorse. 2. slang $10 note.
Sawdust nWood in the state of small particles, detached from a tree plant etc. in the process of sawing. 2. dust of any material produced in the process of sawing; scobicular.
Sawdusty adjAbounding in or resembling sawdust. 2. of the nature of sawdust.
Saw-edged adjWith a jagged edge like a saw.
Saw-falling nA term applied to a log as it falls from a log converted according to the judgement of the sawyer, without regard to size or quality.
Saw-frame nThe frame in which saw blade is set.
Sawed-off adjUndersized, below average height or length; short.
SawernOne who cuts timber for a living; a sawyer.
Sawfish nA large ray with a serrated snout.
Sawfly nAny of various insects with saw-like ovipositor????.
Saw-frame nA frame in which a saw blade is held taut; a saw-gate.
Sawhorse nA trestle, etc on which wood is laid for sawing.
Sawlike adjResembling a saw.
Sawmill n A place where timber is cut into logs or planks. 2. a large sawing machine.
Sawn nApplied to wood from the saw without any other preparation. especially applied to boards, deals, planks.
Sawn-off adjOf a small person.
Sawpit nA pit over which timber is sawn by two men, one standing below, the other above while using a two-handed saw.
Saw-sharpener nThe greater titmouse, from its peculiar chirping like that of a saw.
Saw-stool nA saw-horse, sawbuck.
Sawtooth adj(Especially of a roof or a wave etc) shaped like the teeth of a saw with one steep and one slanting side. 2. of a wave form showing a slow linear rise and rapid linear fall. 2. saw-toothed.
Saw-toothed adjHaving serrations like a saw. 2. having teeth or tooth-like processes similar to a saw.
Saw wood n(Slang) to snore.
Saw-wort nName given to several species of the genus "Serratula," namely: Serrutula tinctoria , Saussurea, Cardinuus arvenis.
Sawyer nOne who saws logs; especially a lumberman who fells trees by sawing, one who works in a sawmill; also spelt sawer. 2. one who controls the machinery for converting logs and timber into smaller sections. 3. a beetle estructive to softwood.
Sawyer's handful nA quantity fewer than five. 2. a small handful.
Sax nA knife, short sword, or dagger. 2. a chopping tool used for trimming the edges of roofing slate. 3. a writing-knife: a pen.
Saxish adjSaxon, as in Saxish folk; Saxish tung.
Saxon nOne of a nation or people who formerly dwelt in the northern part of Germany, and who, with other Teutonic tribes, invaded and conquered England in the fifth and sixth centuries. 2. Also used in the sense of Anglo-Saxon. 3. A native or inhabitant of modern Saxony 3. The language of the Saxons; Anglo-Saxon.
Saxondom nCountries inhabited by Saxons; the Anglo-saxon world.
Say nWhat a person says. 2. words as compared to actions. 3. the right to voice an opinion on a matter or to influence a decision. 4. avail oneself of the opportunity of expressing one's views.
Say phr"And So Say All Of Us" - we all agree.
Say phr"As the Saying Goes/ As They Say" - expression emphasizing that an idiom/saying has been used.
Say phr"As You Say" - I agree.
Say phr"Before One Can Say Jack Robinson" - very quickly.
Say phr"Can't Say No" - not have the strength of mind, or good sense to refuse an invitation or proposal.
Say phr"Don't Say" - expression of annoyance, surprise.
Say phr"Don't Say Much for" - expressing inferior or low quality of something.
Say phr"Do You Mean To Say" - do you really mean.
Say phr"Have No Say (in)" - have no authority /opportunity to express one's view.
Say phr"Have Nothing to Say" - be unable to account for one's actions or behavior.
Say phr"Have One's Say" - express one's point of view (forcefully).
Say phr"Have Something to Say" - be able to account for one's actions or behavior.
Say phr"How Say You" - addressed to a jury as to the guilt or innocence of the accused.
Say phr"I Cannot/Can't Say" - I do not know.
Say phr"I Couldn't Say" - I don't know.
Say phr"I Dare Say" - I suppose, i venture to say.
Say phr"If I May Say So" - if you want to know my point of view.
Say phr"I'll Say" - emphatically yes.
Say phr"I'm Not Only Saying that/this" - I really mean it.
Say phr"I Must Say" - I must emphasize.
Say phr"I Say" - expression of surprize, or to attract somebody's attention.
Say phr"It is Said" - the rumor is that.
Say phr'It Goes Without Saying" - you can assume, it need not be mentioned.
Say phr"I Wouldn't Say" - I don't mean exactly.
Say phr"I Wouldn't Say No" - I would gladly agree.
Say phr"I Wouldn't Say That" - I disagree
Say phr"Not to Say" - even, perhaps, almost.
Say phr"Say Again" - used instead of beg your pardon when someone wants something to be repeated.
Say phr"Say a Mouthful" - say something very true, perceptive, or something a listener or reader thoroughly agrees with.
Say phr"Say Cheese" - mime the word 'cheese' so as to get a natural-looking smile.
Say phr"Say for Oneself" - say by the way of conversation, oratory
Say phr"Say Goodbye" - wish someone farewell on their leaving. 2. to separate from somebody or something.
Say phr"Say It" - don't hold back - say what you want to say.
Say phr"Says Me" - (colloquially) - I say so; on my authority.
Say phr"Say No More" - I do not need to be persuaded.
Say phr"Say Nothing of (it0" - not to mention; it is assumed.
Say phr"Say One's Last Words" - give one's last command, opinion etc which will not be changed or said again.
Say phr"Say the Least" - sating somthing, describing something less forcefully, critically than one easily could. 2. put it mildly.
Say phr"Say the Right Thing" - be tactful in bringing about an intended result.
Say phr"Say the Wrong Thing" - be tactful in bringing about an unintended result
Say phr"Say the Word" - say that you agree or give permission. 2. say what you require.
Say phr"Say to" - to have opinion; to think of.
Say phr"Say What" - without overstating.
Say phr"Say When" - indicate when enough drink or food has been served.
Say phr"Say You" - according to you.
Say phr"That is to Say" - in other words; more explicitly.
Say phr"There's no Saying" - one cannot even guess.
Say phr"They Say That" - it is rumored that.
Say phr"What Would You Say to?" - would you like.
Say phr"When All Is Said and Done - after all, in the long run.
Say phr"You Can Say That Again" - I agree with you emphatically.
Say phr"You Don't Say " - an expression of amazement or disbelief. 2. is that a fact.
Sayer nOne who says; a professional reader; a poet, narrator, speaker.
Saying nUtterance, enunciation, recitation. 2. something commonly said; a common remark, proverb, maxim, adage. 3. repetition of a spell, incantation.
Saying phr"As the Saying Goes" - an expression used introducing a proverb, cliche.
Saying phr"Goes Without Saying" - to be too well known or obvious to mention.
Saying phr"There's No Saying" - it is impossible to know.
Say-so nAn unfounded assertion or unsupported decision, on the 'authority' of. 2. the right or power of authorization; according to the authority of that person.
Scathe nOne who works harmer, a malefactor, wretch, fiend, 2. hurt, harm, damage, physical hurt. 3. Something which wroughts injury and harm, supposingly produced from witchcraft. 4. an injury, damage or loss from which legal compensation is claimed; also cost or expenses incurred by the claiming.