(Sa"ble), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sabled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Sabling ] To render sable or dark; to
drape darkly or in black.
Sabled all in black the shady sky.G. Fletcher.
(||Sa`bot") n. [F.]
1. A kind of wooden shoe worn by the peasantry in France, Belgium, Sweden, and some other European
2. (Mil.) A thick, circular disk of wood, to which the cartridge bag and projectile are attached, in fixed
ammunition for cannon; also, a piece of soft metal attached to a projectile to take the groove of the rifling.
(||Sa`bo"tière) n. [F.] A kind of freezer for ices.
(Sa"bre) n. & v. See Saber.
(||Sa"bre*tasche`) n. [F. sabretache, G. säbeltasche; säbel saber + tasche a pocket.] (Mil.)
A leather case or pocket worn by cavalry at the left side, suspended from the sword belt. Campbell
(Sa*bri"na work`) A variety of appliqué work for quilts, table covers, etc. Caulfeild & S.
(Dict. of Needlework).
(Sab"u*lose) a. [L. sabulosus, from sabulum, sabulo, sand.] (Bot.) Growing in sandy places.
(Sab`u*los"i*ty) n. The quality of being sabulous; sandiness; grittiness.
(Sab"u*lous) a. [L. sabulosus.] Sandy; gritty.
(Sac) n. (Ethnol.) See Sacs.
(Sac), n. [See Sake, Soc.] (O.Eng. Law) The privilege formerly enjoyed by the lord of a manor,
of holding courts, trying causes, and imposing fines. Cowell.
(Sac) n. [F., fr. L. saccus a sack. See Sack a bag.]
1. See 2d Sack.