Sanity to Sapphire
(San"i*ty) n. [L. sanitas, from sanus sound, healthy. See Sane.] The condition or quality of
being sane; soundness of health of body or mind, especially of the mind; saneness.
(San"jak) n. [Turk. sanjag.] A district or a subvision of a vilayet. [Turkey]
(Sank) imp. of Sink.
(||Sank"ha) n. [Skr. çankha a shell.] A chank shell (Turbinella pyrum); also, a shell
bracelet or necklace made in India from the chank shell.
(||Sankh"ya) n. A Hindoo system of philosophy which refers all things to soul and a rootless
germ called prakriti, consisting of three elements, goodness, passion, and darkness. Whitworth.
(San"nop) n. Same as Sannup. Bancroft.
(San"nup) n. A male Indian; a brave; correlative of squaw.
(San"ny) n. The sandpiper. [Prov. Eng.]
(||Sans) prep. [F., from L. sine without.] Without; deprived or destitute of. Rarely used as an
English word. "Sans fail." Chaucer.
Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything.Shak.
(San"scrit) n. See Sanskrit.
(||Sans`-cu`lotte") n. [F., without breeches.]
1. A fellow without breeches; a ragged fellow; a name of reproach given in the first French revolution
to the extreme republican party, who rejected breeches as an emblem peculiar to the upper classes or
aristocracy, and adopted pantaloons.
2. Hence, an extreme or radical republican; a violent revolutionist; a Jacobin.
(Sans`-cu*lot"tic) a. Pertaining to, or involving, sans-culottism; radical; revolutionary; Jacobinical.
(Sans`-cu*lot"tism) n. [F. sans- culottisme.] Extreme republican principles; the principles
or practice of the sans-culottes.
(San"skrit) n. [Skr. Samsk&rsdotta the Sanskrit language, literally, the perfect, polished, or
classical language, fr. samsk&rsdotta prepared, wrought, made, excellent, perfect; sam together (akin
to E. same) + k&rsdotta made. See Same, Create.] [Written also Sanscrit.] The ancient language
of the Hindoos, long since obsolete in vernacular use, but preserved to the present day as the literary
and sacred dialect of India. It is nearly allied to the Persian, and to the principal languages of Europe,
classical and modern, and by its more perfect preservation of the roots and forms of the primitive language
from which they are all descended, is a most important assistance in determining their history and relations.
Cf. Prakrit, and Veda.
(San"skrit), a. Of or pertaining to Sanskrit; written in Sanskrit; as, a Sanskrit dictionary or inscription.
(San*skrit"ic) a. Sanskrit.
(San"skrit*ist), n. One versed in Sanskrit.
(||Sans`-sou`ci") adv. [F.] Without care; free and easy.