(Sau"ci*ness), n. The quality or state of being saucy; that which is saucy; impertinent boldness; contempt
of superiors; impudence.
Your sauciness will jest upon my love.Shak.
Syn. Impudence; impertinence; rudeness; insolence. See Impudence.
(||Sau`cis`son" Sau`cisse") , n. [F., fr. saucisse sausage. See Sausage.]
1. (Mining or Gun.) A long and slender pipe or bag, made of cloth well pitched, or of leather, filled with
powder, and used to communicate fire to mines, caissons, bomb chests, etc.
2. (Fort.) A fascine of more than ordinary length.
(Sau"cy) a. [Compar. Saucier ; superl. Sauciest.] [From Sauce.]
1. Showing impertinent boldness or pertness; transgressing the rules of decorum; treating superiors with
contempt; impudent; insolent; as, a saucy fellow.
Am I not protector, saucy priest?Shak.
2. Expressive of, or characterized by, impudence; impertinent; as, a saucy eye; saucy looks.
We then have done you bold and saucy wrongs.Shak.
Syn. Impudent; insolent; impertinent; rude.
(Sauer"kraut`) n. [G., fr. sauer sour + kraut herb, cabbage.] Cabbage cut fine and allowed
to ferment in a brine made of its own juice with salt, a German dish.
(Sauf) a. Safe. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Sauf), conj. & prep. Save; except. [Obs.] "Sauf I myself." Chaucer.
(Sauf"ly), adv. Safely. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Sau"ger) n. (Zoöl.) An American fresh-water food fish (Stizostedion Canadense); called also
gray pike, blue pike, hornfish, land pike, sand pike, pickering, and pickerel.
(Saugh, Sauh) , obs. imp. sing. of See. Chaucer.
(Sauks) n. pl. (Ethnol.) Same as Sacs.
(Saul) n. Soul. [Obs.]
(Saul), n. Same as Sal, the tree.
(Sau"lie) n. A hired mourner at a funeral. [Scot.] Sir W. Scott.
(||Sault) n. [OF., F. saut, fr. L. saltus. See Salt a leap.] A rapid in some rivers; as, the Sault
Ste. Marie. [U.S.] Bartlett.