False sandalwood, the fragrant wood of several trees not of the genus Santalum, as Ximenia Americana, Myoporum tenuifolium of Tahiti.Red sandalwood, a heavy, dark red dyewood, being the heartwood of two leguminous trees of India (Pterocarpus santalinus, and Adenanthera pavonina); — called also red sanderswood, sanders or saunders, and rubywood.

(San"da*rach, San"da*rac), n. [L. sandaraca, Gr. .]

1. (Min.) Realgar; red sulphide of arsenic. [Archaic]

2. (Bot. Chem.) A white or yellow resin obtained from a Barbary tree (Callitris quadrivalvis or Thuya articulata), and pulverized for pounce; — probably so called from a resemblance to the mineral.

(Sand"bag`ger) n. An assaulter whose weapon is a sand bag. See Sand bag, under Sand.

(Sand"-blind`) a. [For sam blind half blind; AS. sam- half (akin to semi- ) + blind.] Having defective sight; dim-sighted; purblind. Shak.

(Sand"ed), a.

1. Covered or sprinkled with sand; sandy; barren. Thomson.

2. Marked with small spots; variegated with spots; speckled; of a sandy color, as a hound. Shak.

3. Short-sighted. [Prov. Eng.]

(San`de*ma"ni*an) n. (Eccl. Hist.) A follower of Robert Sandeman, a Scotch sectary of the eighteenth century. See Glassite.

(San`de*ma"ni*an*ism) n. The faith or system of the Sandemanians. A. Fuller.

(San"der*ling) n. [Sand + - ling. So called because it obtains its food by searching the moist sands of the seashore.] (Zoöl.) A small gray and brown sandpiper (Calidris arenaria) very common on sandy beaches in America, Europe, and Asia. Called also curwillet, sand lark, stint, and ruddy plover.

(San"ders) n. [See Sandal.] An old name of sandalwood, now applied only to the red sandalwood. See under Sandalwood.

(San"ders-blue") n. See Saunders-blue.

(San"de*ver) n. See Sandiver. [Obs.]

Sandaled to Sanitation

(San"daled) a.

1. Wearing sandals.

The measured footfalls of his sandaled feet.

2. Made like a sandal.

(San*dal"i*form) a. [Sandal + -form.] (Bot.) Shaped like a sandal or slipper.

(San"dal*wood) n. [F. sandal, santal, fr. Ar. çandal, or Gr. sa`ntalon; both ultimately fr. Skr. candana. Cf. Sanders.] (Bot.) (a) The highly perfumed yellowish heartwood of an East Indian and Polynesian tree and of several other trees of the same genus, as the Hawaiian Santalum Freycinetianum and S. pyrularium, the Australian S. latifolium, etc. The name is extended to several other kinds of fragrant wood. (b) Any tree of the genus Santalum, or a tree which yields sandalwood. (c) The red wood of a kind of buckthorn, used in Russia for dyeing leather

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