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1. sāble n.

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(a) The European sable (Martes zibellina); (b) the fur or pelt of the sable; (c) the color black; blak sable; blak as (blakker than) sable; (d) a black garment, black clothing, mourning clothes; (e) h

2. sinō̆pre n.

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(a) A red ocher used in making a vermilion coloring material; also, the color vermilion, red; (b) her. ?the tincture vert, green [the change in meaning from red to green prob. does not antedate the…

3. sparre n.

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(a) A piece of timber used in building; a rafter, beam; a board; -- also coll.; firre sparre; hilinge of sparres, a roof; joininge of sparres, a roof or building; maister sparre, a main beam or…

4. sturǧeǒun n.

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(a) The sturgeon (Acipenser sturio); -- also coll.; ?also, another fish or aquatic animal [quot. ?c1475]; (b) cook. a sturgeon used as food; maken a sturgeoun, to prepare a sturgeon for the table; (c)…

5. swivel n.

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(a) A fastening or coupling device, swivel; (b) her. a heraldic representation of a swivel; (c) an instrument used in veterinary surgery, perh. a gimlet.