(||Sau*ru"ræ) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. a lizard + a tail.] (Paleon.) An extinct order of birds having a
long vertebrated tail with quills along each side of it. Archæopteryx is the type. See Archæopteryx, and
(Sau"ry) n.; pl. Sauries [Etymol. uncertain.] (Zoöl.) A slender marine fish (Scomberesox saurus)
of Europe and America. It has long, thin, beaklike jaws. Called also billfish, gowdnook, gawnook,
skipper, skipjack, skopster, lizard fish, and Egypt herring.
(Sau"sage) n. [F. saucisse, LL. salcitia, salsicia, fr. salsa. See Sauce.]
1. An article of food consisting of meat (esp. pork) minced and highly seasoned, and inclosed in a cylindrical
case or skin usually made of the prepared intestine of some animal.
2. A saucisson. See Saucisson. Wilhelm.
(Sau"se*flem) a. [OF. saus salt (L. salsus) + flemme phlegm.] Having a red, pimpled
face. [Obs.] [Written also sawceflem.] Chaucer.
(Saus"sur*ite) n. [F. So called from M. Saussure.] (Min.) A tough, compact mineral, of a
white, greenish, or grayish color. It is near zoisite in composition, and in part, at least, has been produced
by the alteration of feldspar.
(Saut, Saute) , n. An assault. [Obs.]
(||Sau`te") p. p. of Sauter. C. Owen.
(||Sau`ter") v. t. [F., properly, to jump.] To fry lightly and quickly, as meat, by turning or tossing
it over frequently in a hot pan greased with a little fat.
(Sau"ter) n. Psalter. [Obs.] Piers Plowman.
(Sau`te*relle) n. [F.] An instrument used by masons and others to trace and form angles.
(Sau`terne") n. [F.] A white wine made in the district of Sauterne, France.
(Sau"trie) n. Psaltery. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(||Sau`ve*garde") n. [F.] (Zoöl.) The monitor.
(Sav"a*ble) a. [From Save. Cf. Salvable.] Capable of, or admitting of, being saved.
In the person prayed for there ought to be the great disposition of being in a savable condition.Jer.
(Sav"a*ble*ness), n. Capability of being saved.
(Sa*va"ci*oun`) n. Salvation. [Obs.]
(Sav"age) a. [F. sauvage, OF. salvage, fr. L. silvaticus belonging to a wood, wild, fr. silva a
wood. See Silvan, and cf. Sylvatic.]
1. Of or pertaining to the forest; remote from human abodes and cultivation; in a state of nature; wild; as, a
2. Wild; untamed; uncultivated; as, savage beasts.
Cornels, and savage berries of the wood.Dryden.