Sagum to Sake
(||Sa"gum) n.; pl. Saga [L. sagum, sagus; cf. Gr. . Cf. Say a kind of serge.] (Rom. Antiq.)
The military cloak of the Roman soldiers.
(||Sa"gus) n. [NL. See Sago.] (Bot.) A genus of palms from which sago is obtained.
(Sa"gy) a. Full of sage; seasoned with sage.
(||Sa"hib ||Sa"heb) n. [Ar. çahib master, lord, fem. çahibah.] A respectful title or
appellation given to Europeans of rank. [India]
(||Sa"hi*bah) n. [See Sahib.] A lady; mistress. [India]
(Sa*hid"ic) a. Same as Thebaic.
(Sah"lite) n. (Min.) See Salite.
(||Sa*hui") n. (Zoöl.) A marmoset.
(||Sa"i) n. [Cf. Pg. sahi.] (Zoöl.) See Capuchin, 3 (a).
(||Sai"bling) n. [Dial. G.] (Zoöl.) A European mountain trout (Salvelinus alpinus); called also
(Sa"ic) n. [F. saïque, Turk. shaïka.] (Naut.) A kind of ketch very common in the Levant, which
has neither topgallant sail nor mizzen topsail.
(Said) imp. & p. p. of Say.
(Said), a. Before-mentioned; already spoken of or specified; aforesaid; used chiefly in legal style.
(||Sai"ga) n. [Russ. saika.] (Zoöl.) An antelope (Saiga Tartarica) native of the plains of Siberia
and Eastern Russia. The male has erect annulated horns, and tufts of long hair beneath the eyes and
(Sai"kyr) n. (Mil.) Same as Saker. [Obs.]
(Sail) n. [OE. seil, AS. segel, segl; akin to D. zeil, OHG. segal, G. & Sw. segel, Icel. segl,
Dan. seil. &radic 153.]
1. An extent of canvas or other fabric by means of which the wind is made serviceable as a power for
propelling vessels through the water.
Behoves him now both sail and oar.Milton.
2. Anything resembling a sail, or regarded as a sail.
3. A wing; a van. [Poetic]
Like an eagle soaringSpenser.
To weather his broad sails.
4. The extended surface of the arm of a windmill.
5. A sailing vessel; a vessel of any kind; a craft.
In this sense, the plural has usually the same form as the singular; as, twenty sail were in sight.
6. A passage by a sailing vessel; a journey or excursion upon the water.