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Page 7 of 143 for the letter S

saunt, sant, sent, saant, santet, sauntit, saantit, santit, sint, sauntifee, santafie, santafee, santipee, santifie, sauntly, sauntlie, santlie, santly, besaunt, besaant,
saunt [sɑ:nt, sɔ:nt, N. I. sa:nt]
n. A saint, a holy person. In place names often [s(ɪ)nt] e.g. Saunt Andras and Saunt Marget's
v. To saint. To disappear, to vanish, especially in a sudden or mysterious manner, to be silently swallowed up. To cause to vanish or disappear in a quick or inexplicable manner, to spirit away.
pt. pp. sauntit

sauntly ['sɑ:ntle, 'sɔ:ntle, N. I. 'sa:ntle]
adj. Saintly.

Compounds and phrases etc.

besaunt [bɪ'-]: to canonize, to repute as holy
sauntifee: to sanctify
Saunt Andras, St. Andrews, Saunt Aundraes,
Saunt Andras [sɪnt 'ɑ:ndrʌz]
pn. Saint Andrews. (Fife)
Saunt Ceerus,
Saunt Ceerus [sɪn'sirɪs]
pn. St Cyrus (Kincardineshire).
Saunt Marget's, Saunt Margit's, St. Margit's, St. Margaret's,
Saunt Marget's [sɪnt 'margɪts]
pn. St Margaret's. (Orkney)
Saunt Monans, St. Monans,
Saunt Monans [sɪmɪnɪnz]
pn. Saint Monans. (Fife)
saunter, santer, santer, saanter,
saunter [sɑ:ntər, sɔ:ntər, N. sa:ntər]
v. To saunter.
saur, saar, saurless, saarless,
saur [sɑ:r, sɔ:r, N. sa:r]
n. An evil or sickening smell or aroma, a feeling of disgust or repulsion. Wit, spirit, pluck, vivacity. Of wind: a breath, gentle breeze.
v. To have a certain taste or flavour. To smell of.

Compounds and phrases etc.

saurless: tasteless, lacking in wit
Saurah, Sarah, Sawrah, Saarah,
Saurah ['sɑrɑ N. I. 'sa:ra]
n. The personal name Sarah.
saut, saat, satt, sault, sahlt, saalt, sa'at, saut-backets, saut-backet, sautie, sauty, saaty, saatie, saaty, satty, sat, sauter, saater, sautie, sauty, saaty, saatie, saaty, satty,
saut [sɑ:t, sɔ:t, N. I. sa:t]
n. Salt. Bitter consequences, retribution, smart, sharp, stinging words, sarcasm.
dim. sautie The common dab.
v. To preserve in salt, pickle, to sprinkle with salt. To punish, take revenge, to snub, repress, treat severely.
pp. pp. sautit

sautie
adj. Salty, tasting of salt.

Compounds and phrases etc.

saut bree: salt water
saut-backet: a salt-boxe
saut dish: a salt-cellar
sauter [-ər]: a salter, a maker of salt, one who can do severe things
saut's sel: salt itself, of food etc.: excessively salted
saut-watter: the seaside
Sautan, Sawtan,
Sautan ['sɑ:tən, 'sɔ:tən, N. I. 'sa:tən]
n. Satan, the Devil.

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