Giant salamander. (Zoöl.) See under Giant.Salamander'shair or wool(Min.), a species of asbestus or mineral flax. [Obs.] Bacon.

(||Sal`a*man*dri"na) n.; pl. [NL.] (Zoöl.) A suborder of Urodela, comprising salamanders.

(Sal`a*man"drine) a. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a salamander; enduring fire. Addison.

(Sal`a*man"droid) a. [Salamander + -oid.] (Zoöl.) Like or pertaining to the salamanders.

(||Sal`a*man*droi"de*a) n. pl. [NL.] (Zoöl.) A division of Amphibia including the Salamanders and allied groups; the Urodela.

(Sal"am*stone`) n. (Min.) A kind of blue sapphire brought from Ceylon. Dana.

(Sa*lan"ga*na) n. The salagane.

(Sal"a*ried) a. Receiving a salary; paid by a salary; having a salary attached; as, a salaried officer; a salaried office.

(Sal"a*ry) a. [L. salarius.] Saline [Obs.]

(Sal"a*ry) n.; pl. Salaries [F. salaire, L. salarium, originally, salt money, the money given to the Roman soldiers for salt, which was a part of their pay, fr. salarius belonging to salt, fr. sal salt. See Salt.] The recompense or consideration paid, or stipulated to be paid, to a person at regular intervals for services; fixed wages, as by the year, quarter, or month; stipend; hire.

This is hire and salary, not revenge.

Recompense for services paid at, or reckoned by, short intervals, as a day or week, is usually called wages.

Syn. — Stipend; pay; wages; hire; allowance.

(Sal"a*ry) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Salaried ; p. pr. & vb. n. Salarying ] To pay, or agree to pay, a salary to; to attach salary to; as, to salary a clerk; to salary a position.

(Sale) n. See 1st Sallow. [Obs.] Spenser.

(Sale), n. [Icel. sala, sal, akin to E. sell. See Sell, v. t.]

The salamanders have, like lizards, an elongated body, four feet, and a long tail, but are destitute of scales. They are true Amphibia, related to the frogs. Formerly, it was a superstition that the salamander could live in fire without harm, and even extinguish it by the natural coldness of its body.

I have maintained that salamander of yours with fire any time this two and thirty years.

Whereas it is commonly said that a salamander extinguisheth fire, we have found by experience that on hot coals, it dieth immediately.
Sir T. Browne.

2. (Zoöl.) The pouched gopher (Geomys tuza) of the Southern United States.

3. A culinary utensil of metal with a plate or disk which is heated, and held over pastry, etc., to brown it.

4. A large poker. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.

5. (Metal.) Solidified material in a furnace hearth.

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