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salubriousness
noun see salubrious
salubrity
noun see salubrious
Saluda
geographical name river 200 miles (322 kilometers) W central South Carolina flowing SE to unite with Broad River forming the Congaree
saluki
noun Etymology: Arabic salūqī of Saluq, from Salūq Saluq, ancient city in Arabia Date: 1809 any of an ancient northern African and Asian breed of tall swift slender ...
salus populi suprema lex esto
foreign term Etymology: Latin let the welfare of the people be the supreme law — motto of Missouri
salutarily
adverb see salutary
salutariness
noun see salutary
salutary
adjective Etymology: Middle French salutaire, from Latin salutaris, from salut-, salus health Date: 15th century 1. producing a beneficial effect ; remedial 2. promoting ...
salutation
noun Date: 14th century 1. a. an expression of greeting, goodwill, or courtesy by word, gesture, or ceremony b. plural regards 2. the word or phrase of greeting (as ...
salutational
adjective see salutation
salutatorian
noun Date: circa 1847 the student usually having the second highest rank in a graduating class who delivers the salutatory address at the commencement exercises
salutatory
I. adjective Date: 1702 of or relating to a salutation ; expressing or containing a welcome or greeting II. noun (plural -ries) Date: 1779 an address or statement of ...
salute
I. verb (saluted; saluting) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin salutare, from salut-, salus health, safety, greeting, from salvus safe, healthy — more at safe Date: 14th ...
saluter
noun see salute I
salutiferous
adjective Etymology: Latin salutifer, from salut-, salus + -i- + -fer -ferous Date: circa 1540 salutary
salvable
adjective Etymology: Late Latin salvare to save — more at save Date: 1667 capable of being saved or salvaged
Salvador
geographical name 1. El Salvador 2. (or formerly São Salvador) (or Bahia) port NE Brazil capital of Bahia population 2,000,000 • Salvadoran adjective or noun • ...
Salvadoran
adjective or noun see Salvador
Salvadorean
adjective or noun see Salvador
Salvadorian
adjective or noun see Salvador
salvage
I. noun Etymology: French, from Middle French, from salver to save — more at save Date: 1645 1. a. compensation paid for saving a ship or its cargo from the perils of ...
salvageability
noun see salvage II
salvageable
adjective see salvage II
salvager
noun see salvage II
salvarsan
noun Etymology: from Salvarsan, a trademark Date: 1909 arsphenamine
salvation
noun Etymology: Middle English salvacion, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin salvation-, salvatio, from salvare to save — more at save Date: 13th century 1. a. ...
Salvation Army
noun Date: 1878 an international religious and charitable group organized on military lines and founded in 1865 by William Booth for evangelizing and social betterment (as of ...
salvational
adjective see salvation
salvationism
noun Date: 1883 religious teaching emphasizing the saving of the soul
Salvationist
noun Date: 1882 1. a soldier or officer of the Salvation Army 2. often not capitalized evangelist 2 • salvationist adjective, often capitalized
salvationist
adjective see Salvationist
salve
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sealf; akin to Old High German salba salve, Greek olpē oil flask Date: before 12th century 1. an unctuous adhesive ...
salver
noun Etymology: modification of French salve, from Spanish salva sampling of food to detect poison, tray, from salvar to save, sample food to detect poison, from Late Latin ...
salverform
adjective Date: 1821 composed of united petals forming a tube that spreads at the open end
salvia
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, sage — more at sage Date: 1601 any of a large and widely distributed genus (Salvia) of herbs and shrubs of the mint family having a ...
salvific
adjective Etymology: Late Latin salvificus, from Latin salvus safe + -ficus -fic Date: 1591 having the intent or power to save or redeem
salvo
I. noun (plural salvos or salvoes) Etymology: Italian salva, from French salve, from Latin, hail!, from salvus healthy — more at safe Date: 1591 1. a. a simultaneous ...
salvor
noun see salve III
Salween
geographical name river about 1500 miles (2415 kilometers) SE Asia flowing from Tibet S into Gulf of Martaban in Myanmar
Salzburg
geographical name city W Austria ESE of Munich, Germany population 143,971
Salzgitter
or formerly Watenstedt-Salzgitter geographical name city N central Germany SW of Brunswick population 115,381
Salzkammergut
geographical name district N Austria E of Salzburg; chief town Bad Ischl
Sam
abbreviation Samuel
SAM
noun Date: 1950 a surface-to-air missile
Sam Browne
noun see Sam Browne belt
Sam Browne belt
noun Etymology: Sir Samuel James Browne died 1901 British army officer Date: 1915 a leather belt for a dress uniform supported by a light strap passing over the right ...
Samanala
geographical name — see Adam's Peak
Samar
geographical name island E central Philippines in the Visayans N of Leyte area 5050 square miles (13,130 square kilometers)
samara
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, seed of the elm Date: 1577 a dry indehiscent usually one-seeded winged fruit (as of an ash or elm tree) — called also key
Samara
or 1935-91 Kuybyshev geographical name city E Russia in Europe in valley of the Volga population 1,239,000
Samaria
geographical name 1. district of ancient Palestine W of the Jordan between Galilee & Judaea 2. city, its capital & capital of the Northern Kingdom (Israel); rebuilt by Herod ...
Samarinda
geographical name city Indonesia in E Borneo population 407,339
Samaritan
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, from Late Latin samaritanus, noun & adjective, from Greek samaritēs inhabitant of Samaria, from Samaria Date: before 12th ...
samaritan
adjective see Samaritan
samarium
noun Etymology: New Latin, from French samarskite Date: 1879 a silvery-white lustrous metallic element of the rare-earth group that is used especially in permanent magnets ...
Samarkand
geographical name see Samarqand
Samarqand
or Samarkand or ancient Maracanda geographical name city E Uzbekistan population 370,500
samarskite
noun Etymology: German Samarskit, from V. E. Samarskiĭ-Bykhovets died 1870 Russian mining engineer Date: 1849 a black or brownish-black orthorhombic mineral that is a ...
samba
noun Etymology: Portuguese Date: 1885 a Brazilian dance of African origin with a basic pattern of step-close-step-close and characterized by a dip and spring upward at each ...
sambar
also sambur noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu sẵbar, from Sanskrit śambara Date: 1698 a large Asian deer (Cervus unicolor) with the male having strong 3-pointed antlers and ...
sambo
noun Etymology: Russian, from samozashchita bez oruzhiya self-defense without weapons Date: 1972 an international style of wrestling employing judo techniques
sambur
noun see sambar
same
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old Norse samr; akin to Old High German sama same, Latin simulis like, simul together, at the same time, similis like, sem- one, ...
samekh
noun Etymology: Hebrew sāmekh Date: 1823 the 15th letter of the Hebrew alphabet — see alphabet table
sameness
noun Date: 1581 1. the quality or state of being the same ; identity, similarity 2. monotony, uniformity
Sami
also Saami noun (plural Sami or Samis; also Saami or Saamis) Etymology: of Sami origin; akin to North Sami sápmi, genitive sámi the Sami homeland, language, or way of life ...
Samian
adjective or noun see Samos
samisen
noun Etymology: Japanese Date: 1864 a 3-stringed Japanese musical instrument resembling a banjo
samite
noun Etymology: Middle English samit, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin examitum, samitum, from Middle Greek hexamiton, from Greek, neuter of hexamitos of six threads, from ...
samizdat
noun Etymology: Russian, from sam- self- + izdatel'stvo publishing house Date: 1967 a system in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and countries within its orbit by ...
samlet
noun Etymology: irregular from salmon + -let Date: 1655 parr
Sammamish
geographical name city W central Washington population 34,104
Sammarinese
noun (plural Sammarinesi) Etymology: Italian, from San Marino Date: 1938 a native or inhabitant of San Marino
Samnite
noun Etymology: Samnium, Italy Date: 14th century a member of an ancient people of central Italy
Samnium
geographical name ancient country S central Italy
Samoa
geographical name 1. (or formerly Navigators Islands) islands SW central Pacific N of Tonga Islands; divided at long. 171°W into American, or Eastern, Samoa & independent ...
Samoa time
noun Date: 1983 the time of the 11th time zone west of Greenwich that includes American Samoa
Samoan
noun Date: 1839 1. a native or inhabitant of Samoa 2. the Polynesian language of the Samoans • Samoan adjective
Samos
geographical name island Greece in the Aegean off coast of Turkey N of the Dodecanese area 184 square miles (477 square kilometers), population 41,850 • Samian adjective or ...
Samosa
noun Etymology: Hindi samosā & Urdu samosa, sambūsa, from Persian sambūsa Date: 1932 a small triangular pastry filled with spiced meat or vegetables and fried in ghee or ...
Samothrace
or Modern Greek Samothráki geographical name island Greece in the NE Aegean • Samothracian adjective or noun
Samothracian
adjective or noun see Samothrace
Samothráki
geographical name see Samothrace
samovar
noun Etymology: Russian, from samo- self + varit' to boil Date: 1830 1. an urn with a spigot at its base used especially in Russia to boil water for tea 2. an urn similar ...
Samoyed
also Samoyede noun Etymology: Russian samoed, from Old Russian samoyadi, of Sami origin; akin to North Sami sápmi (genitive sámi) Sami homeland & eatnam-, eana land Date: ...
Samoyede
noun see Samoyed
Samoyedic
adjective see Samoyed
samp
noun Etymology: modification of Narragansett nasàump corn mush Date: 1643 coarse hominy or a boiled cereal made from it
sampan
noun Etymology: Chinese (Guangdong) sàambáan, from sàam three + báan board, plank Date: 1620 a flat-bottomed skiff used in eastern Asia and usually propelled by two short ...
Samper Pizano
biographical name Ernesto 1950- president of Colombia (1994-98)
samphire
noun Etymology: alteration of earlier sampiere, from Middle French (herbe de) Saint Pierre, literally, Saint Peter's herb Date: 1545 1. a fleshy European seacoast plant ...
sample
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French sample, essample, from Latin exemplum — more at example Date: 15th century 1. a representative part or a single item ...
sample space
noun Date: 1951 a set in which all of the possible outcomes of a statistical experiment are represented as points
sampler
I. noun Date: 1523 a decorative piece of needlework typically having letters or verses embroidered on it in various stitches as an example of skill II. noun Date: 1778 1. ...
sampling
noun Date: 1778 1. the act, process, or technique of selecting a suitable sample; specifically the act, process, or technique of selecting a representative part of a ...
samsara
noun Etymology: Sanskrit saṁsāra, literally, passing through Date: 1886 the indefinitely repeated cycles of birth, misery, and death caused by karma
Samson
noun Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek Sampsōn, from Hebrew Shimshōn Date: 14th century a Hebrew hero who wreaked havoc among the Philistines by means of his great strength
Samsonian
adjective Etymology: Samson Date: circa 1623 of heroic strength or proportions ; mighty
Samsun
geographical name city & port N Turkey on Black Sea NW of Ankara population 303,979
Samuel
noun Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek Samouel, from Hebrew Shĕmū'ēl Date: 14th century 1. the early Hebrew judge who successively anointed Saul and David king 2. ...
Samuelson
biographical name Paul Anthony 1915- American economist
Samuelsson
biographical name Bengt I. 1934- Swedish biochemist
samurai
noun (plural samurai) Etymology: Japanese Date: 1727 1. a military retainer of a Japanese daimyo practicing the code of conduct of Bushido 2. the warrior aristocracy of ...
San
noun Etymology: Khoikhoi Date: 1876 1. plural in construction bushmen 2. bushman 2
San Andreas Fault
geographical name zone of faults California extending from N coast toward head of Gulf of California
San Angelo
geographical name city W central Texas population 88,439
San Antonian
noun see San Antonio
San Antonio
geographical name 1. river about 200 miles (322 kilometers) S Texas flowing SE into Gulf of Mexico 2. city S Texas on San Antonio River population 1,144,646 • San ...
San Benito
geographical name city S Texas NW of Brownsville population 23,444
San Bernardino
geographical name city SW California E of Los Angeles population 185,401
San Bernardino Mountains
geographical name mountains S California S of Mojave Desert; highest San Gorgonio Mountain 11,502 feet (3506 meters)
San Bruno
geographical name city W California S of San Francisco population 40,165
San Buenaventura
geographical name — see Ventura
San Carlos
geographical name city W California SE of San Francisco population 27,718
San Carlos de Bariloche
geographical name — see Bariloche
San Clemente
geographical name city SW California NW of San Diego population 49,936
San Clemente Island
geographical name island S California, southernmost of Channel Islands
San Cristobal
geographical name island W Pacific in SE Solomons
San Cristóbal
geographical name 1. (or Chatham Island) island Ecuador in the Galápagos population 1404 2. city W Venezuela SSW of Lake Maracaibo population 220,697
San Diegan
adjective or noun see San Diego
San Diego
geographical name city & port SW California on San Diego Bay (inlet of the Pacific) population 1,223,400 • San Diegan adjective or noun
San Dimas
geographical name city SW California NW of Pomona population 34,980
San Domingo
geographical name — see Dominican Republic
San Fernando
geographical name 1. valley S California NW of Los Angeles; partly within Los Angeles city limits 2. city SW California in San Fernando Valley population 23,564
San Franciscan
adjective or noun see San Francisco
San Francisco
geographical name city & port W California on San Francisco Bay & the Pacific population 776,733 • San Franciscan adjective or noun
San Francisco Peaks
geographical name mountain N central Arizona N of Flagstaff; includes three peaks: Mt. Humphreys 12,633 feet (3851 meters), highest point in the state; Mt. Agassiz 12,340 feet ...
San Gabriel
geographical name city SW California S of Pasadena population 39,804
San Gabriel Mountains
geographical name mountains S California SW of Mojave Desert & NE of Los Angeles; highest San Antonio Peak 10,080 feet (3072 meters)
San Germán
geographical name city SW Puerto Rico population 37,105
San Gimignano
geographical name commune central Italy NW of Siena
San Ildefonso
or La Granja geographical name commune central Spain SE of Segovia
San Isidro
geographical name city E Argentina population 299,022
San Jacinto
geographical name 1. river SE Texas flowing S into Galveston Bay 2. city S California SE of San Bernandino population 23,779
San Jacinto Day
noun Date: 1907 April 21 observed as a legal holiday in Texas in commemoration of the battle of San Jacinto in 1836 by which independence from Mexico was won
San Joaquin
geographical name river 350 miles (563 kilometers) central California flowing from the Sierra Nevada SW & then NW into Sacramento River
San Jose
geographical name city W California SSE of San Francisco population 894,943
San José
geographical name city central Costa Rica, its capital population 289,456
San Jose scale
noun Etymology: San Jose, California Date: 1887 a scale insect (Quadraspidiotus perniciosus) probably of Asian origin that is naturalized in the United States and is ...
San Juan
geographical name 1. river 360 miles (579 kilometers) SW Colorado, NW New Mexico, & SE Utah flowing W into Colorado River 2. city & port NE Puerto Rico, its capital ...
San Juan Capistrano
geographical name — see Capistrano
San Juan Hill
geographical name hill E Cuba near Santiago de Cuba
San Juan Islands
geographical name islands NW Washington between Vancouver Island & the mainland
San Juan Mountains
geographical name mountains SW Colorado in the Rocky Mountains — see Uncompahgre Peak
San Juanero
noun see San Juan
San Leandro
geographical name city W California SE of Oakland population 79,452
San Lorenzo
geographical name 1. city E Puerto Rico population 40,997 2. city S Paraguay E of Asunción
San Lucas, Cape
geographical name headland NW Mexico, the S extremity of Baja California
San Luis
geographical name valley S Colorado & N New Mexico along the upper Rio Grande between the San Juan & Sangre de Cristo mountains
San Luis Obispo
geographical name city W California NW of Santa Barbara population 44,174
San Luis Potosí
geographical name 1. state central Mexico area 24,266 square miles (62,849 square kilometers), population 2,003,187 2. city, its capital, NE of León population 525,819
San Marcos
geographical name 1. city SW California NNW of San Diego population 54,977 2. city S Texas NE of San Antonio population 34,733
San Marinese
adjective or noun see San Marino
San Marino
geographical name 1. country S Europe on Italian Peninsula SSW of Rimini; a republic area 24 square miles (62 square kilometers), population 24,000 2. town, its capital • ...
San Martín
I. biographical name José de 1778-1850 South American soldier & statesman II. geographical name or General San Martín city E Argentina, NW suburb of Buenos Aires ...
San Mateo
geographical name city W California SSE of San Francisco population 92,482
San Miguel de Tucumán
or Tucumán geographical name city NW Argentina at foot of E ranges of the Andes population 473,014
San Pablo
geographical name city W California N of Oakland on San Pablo Bay (N extension of San Francisco Bay) population 30,215
San Pedro Channel
geographical name channel SW California between Santa Catalina Island & the mainland
San Pedro Sula
geographical name city NW Honduras population 300,400
San Rafael
geographical name city W California N of San Francisco on San Pablo Bay population 56,063
San Ramon
geographical name city W California E of Oakland population 44,722
San Remo
geographical name city & port NW Italy in Liguria near French border population 55,786
San Salvador
geographical name 1. island central Bahamas area 60 square miles (156 square kilometers) 2. city W central El Salvador, its capital population 349,333
San Sebastián
geographical name city NW Puerto Rico population 44,204
San Stefano
geographical name — see Yesilkoy
Sana
geographical name see Sanaa
Sanaa
or Sana geographical name city S Arabia capital of Yemen & formerly capital of Yemen Arab Republic population 125,093
Sanandaj
geographical name city NW Iran population 204,537
sanative
adjective Etymology: Middle English sanatif, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin sanativus, from Latin sanatus, past participle of sanare to cure, from sanus healthy Date: 15th ...
sanatorium
noun (plural -riums or sanatoria) Etymology: New Latin, from Late Latin, neuter of sanatorius curative, from sanare Date: 1839 1. an establishment that provides therapy ...
sanbenito
noun (plural -tos) Etymology: Spanish sambenito, from San Benito Saint Benedict of Nursia Date: circa 1560 1. a sackcloth coat worn by penitents on being reconciled to the ...
Sancerre
noun Etymology: Sancerre, village in France Date: circa 1946 a dry white wine from the Loire valley of France
Sánchez de Bustamante y Sirvén
biographical name Antonio — see bustamante y sirven
Sancho Panza
noun Etymology: Spanish Date: 1762 the squire of Don Quixote in Cervantes' Don Quixote
sancta simplicitas
foreign term Etymology: Latin holy simplicity — often used ironically in reference to another's naïveté
Sancti Spíritus
geographical name city W central Cuba SE of Santa Clara population 85,499
sanctification
noun Date: 14th century 1. an act of sanctifying 2. a. the state of being sanctified b. the state of growing in divine grace as a result of Christian commitment after ...
sanctifier
noun Date: 1548 one that sanctifies; specifically capitalized Holy Spirit
sanctify
transitive verb (-fied; -fying) Etymology: Middle English seintefien, sanctifien, from Anglo-French seintefier, sanctifier, from Late Latin sanctificare, from Latin sanctus ...
sanctimonious
adjective Date: 1603 1. hypocritically pious or devout
sanctimoniously
adverb see sanctimonious
sanctimoniousness
noun see sanctimonious
sanctimony
noun (plural -nies) Etymology: Middle French sanctimonie, from Latin sanctimonia, from sanctus Date: 1534 1. obsolete holiness 2. affected or hypocritical holiness
sanction
I. noun Etymology: Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin sanction-, sanctio, from sancire to make holy — more at sacred Date: 15th century 1. a formal decree; ...
sanctionable
adjective see sanction II
sanctity
noun (plural -ties) Etymology: Middle English saunctite, from Anglo-French sainteté, from Latin sanctitat-, sanctitas, from sanctus sacred Date: 14th century 1. holiness of ...
sanctuary
noun (plural -aries) Etymology: Middle English seintuarie, sanctuarie, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin sanctuarium, from Latin sanctus Date: 14th century 1. a consecrated ...
sanctum
noun (plural sanctums; also sancta) Etymology: Late Latin, from Latin, neuter of sanctus sacred Date: 1577 1. a sacred place 2. a place where one is free from intrusion
sanctum sanctorum
noun Etymology: Late Latin Date: 1558 1. holy of holies 2. sanctum 2
Sanctus
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin Sanctus, sanctus, sanctus Holy, holy, holy, opening of a hymn sung by the angels in Isaiah 6:3 Date: 15th century an ancient ...
Sanctus bell
noun Date: 15th century a bell rung by the server at several points (as at the Sanctus) during the mass
Sancy, Puy de
geographical name mountain 6188 feet (1886 meters) S central France; highest in the Monts Dore & Auvergne Mountains
Sand
biographical name George 1804-1876 pseudonym of Amandine-Aurore-Lucie (or -Lucile) Dudevant née Dupin French writer
sand
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German sant sand, Latin sabulum, Greek psammos Date: before 12th century 1. a. a loose granular ...
sand bluestem
noun Date: circa 1946 a tall rhizomatous North American grass (Andropogon hallii syn. A. gerardii var. paucipilus) that is a dominant grass of the originally tallgrass ...
sand casting
noun Date: 1926 a casting made in a mold of sand
sand crack
noun Date: 1754 a fissure in the wall of a horse's hoof often causing lameness
sand dab
noun Date: 1789 any of several Pacific flounders (genus Citharichthys of the family Bothidae); especially a common food fish (C. sordidus)
sand dollar
noun Date: 1884 any of numerous flat circular sea urchins (order Clypeasteroida) that live chiefly in shallow water on sandy bottoms
sand eel
noun see sand lance
sand flea
noun Date: 1796 1. a flea (as a chigoe) found in sandy places 2. any of numerous amphipod crustaceans (family Talitridae) living on ocean beaches and leaping like fleas — ...
sand fly
noun Date: 1736 any of various small biting dipteran flies (especially genus Phlebotomus of the family Psychodidae)
sand lance
noun Date: 1776 any of several small elongate marine bony fishes (genus Ammodytes of the family Ammodytidae) that associate in large schools and remain buried in sandy beaches ...
sand launce
noun see sand lance
sand lily
noun Date: circa 1900 a western United States low-growing spring herb (Leucocrinum montanum) of the lily family with narrow linear leaves and fragrant white salverform flowers
sand myrtle
noun Date: 1814 a usually low-branching evergreen southeastern United States shrub (Leiophyllum buxifolium) of the heath family
sand table
noun Date: 1812 1. a table holding sand for children to mold 2. a table bearing a relief model of a terrain built to scale for study or demonstration especially of ...
sand trap
noun Date: 1922 an artificial hazard on a golf course consisting of a depression containing sand
sand verbena
noun Date: 1898 any of various western North American trailing or low-growing herbs (genus Abronia) of the four-o'clock family with flowers like the verbena
sand-blind
adjective Etymology: Middle English, probably alteration of *samblind, from Old English sam- half (akin to Old High German sāmi- half) + blind — more at semi- Date: 15th ...
sand-cast
transitive verb (-cast; -casting) Date: 1928 to make (a casting) by pouring metal in a sand mold
Sandakan
geographical name city & port Malaysia in Sabah on Sulu Sea; former capital of North Borneo population 118,417
sandal
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin sandalium, from Greek sandalion, diminutive of sandalon sandal Date: 14th century 1. a shoe consisting of a sole ...
sandaled
adjective see sandal
sandalled
adjective see sandal
sandalwood
noun Etymology: sandal sandalwood (from Middle English, from Anglo-French sandali, from Medieval Latin sandalum, from Late Greek santalon, ultimately from Sanskrit candana, of ...
sandalwood oil
noun Date: 1851 an essential oil obtained from sandalwood: as a. a pale yellow somewhat viscous aromatic liquid obtained from a sandalwood (Santalum album) and used ...
sandarac
noun Etymology: Latin sandaraca red coloring, from Greek sandarakē realgar, red pigment from realgar Date: 1543 a brittle faintly aromatic translucent resin obtained from a ...
sandbag
I. noun Date: 1590 a bag filled with sand and used in fortifications, as ballast, or as a weapon II. verb Date: 1860 transitive verb 1. to bank, stop up, or weight with ...
sandbagger
noun see sandbag II
sandbank
noun Date: 15th century a large deposit of sand forming a mound, hillside, bar, or shoal
sandbar
noun Date: 1766 a ridge of sand built up by currents especially in a river or in coastal waters
sandblast
I. noun Date: 1871 a stream of sand projected by compressed air (as for engraving, cutting, or cleaning glass or stone) II. transitive verb Date: 1888 to affect or treat ...
sandblaster
noun see sandblast II
sandbox
noun Date: 1572 a box or receptacle containing loose sand: as a. a shaker for sprinkling sand on wet ink b. a box that contains sand for children to play in
sandbur
noun Date: 1830 any of a genus (Cenchrus) of grasses producing spikelets enclosed in ovoid spiny involucres that form burs; also one of these burs
Sandburg
biographical name Carl 1878-1967 American author
sander
noun Date: 1627 one that sands: as a. a device for spreading sand on newly surfaced or icy roads; also the device together with the truck that bears it b. a device that ...
sanderling
noun Etymology: sand + -erling, perhaps from Old English yrthling, kind of bird found in fields, literally, plowman, from yrth, earth plowing, from erian to plow — more at ...
sandfly fever
noun Date: 1910 a disease of brief duration that is characterized by fever, headache, eye pain, malaise, and leukopenia and that is caused by any of several single-stranded ...
sandglass
noun Date: 1556 an instrument (as an hourglass) for measuring time by the running of sand
sandgrouse
noun Date: 1783 any of numerous birds (family Pteroclididae) of arid parts of southern Europe, Asia, and Africa that have precocial downy young and are related to the ...
sandhi
noun Etymology: Sanskrit saṁdhi, literally, placing together Date: 1806 modification of the sound of a morpheme (as a word or affix) conditioned by syntactic context in ...
sandhill crane
noun Date: 1805 a crane (Grus canadensis) of North America and Siberia that has a red crown and is chiefly bluish gray tinged with a sandy yellow
sandhog
noun Date: 1903 a laborer who works in a caisson in driving underwater tunnels
Sandhurst
geographical name village S England in E Berkshire SE of Reading population 6445
Sandia Mountains
geographical name mountains N central New Mexico E of Albuquerque; highest Sandia Crest 10,678 feet (3255 meters)
sandiness
noun see sandy
sanding machine
noun see sander
Sandinista
noun Etymology: American Spanish, from Augusto César Sandino died 1933 Nicaraguan rebel leader Date: 1974 a member of a military and political coalition holding power in ...
sandlot
noun Date: 1878 a vacant lot especially when used (as by children) for usually unorganized sports • sandlot adjective • sandlotter noun
sandlotter
noun see sandlot
sandman
noun Date: 1835 a genie in folklore who makes children sleepy by sprinkling sand in their eyes — often used to personify sleep
sandpainting
noun Date: 1900 a ceremonial design (as of the Navajo Indians) made usually of colored sands on a flat surface; also the art of creating such designs
sandpaper
I. noun Date: 1755 paper covered on one side with abrasive material (as sand) glued fast and used for smoothing and polishing • sandpapery adjective II. transitive verb ...
sandpapery
adjective see sandpaper I
sandpile
noun Date: 1901 a pile of sand; especially sand for children to play in
sandpiper
noun Date: 1674 any of various small shorebirds (family Scolopacidae, the sandpiper family) distinguished from the related plovers chiefly by the longer and soft-tipped bill
sandpit
noun Date: 1898 British sandbox b
Sandringham
geographical name village E England in NW Norfolk
sandshoe
noun Date: 1855 chiefly Australian & New Zealand tennis shoe
sandsoap
noun Date: 1853 a gritty soap for all-purpose cleaning
sandspur
noun Date: circa 1898 sandbur
sandstone
noun Date: 1609 a sedimentary rock consisting of usually quartz sand united by some cement (as silica or calcium carbonate)
sandstorm
noun Date: 1774 a windstorm (as in a desert) driving clouds of sand before it
Sandusky
geographical name 1. river 150 miles (241 kilometers) N Ohio flowing N into Lake Erie 2. city N Ohio at entrance to Sandusky Bay (inlet of Lake Erie) population 27,844
Sandwich
geographical name town SE England in Kent on Stour River population 4227
sandwich
I. noun Etymology: John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich died 1792 English diplomat Date: 1762 1. a. two or more slices of bread or a split roll having a filling in between ...
sandwich board
noun Date: 1897 two usually hinged boards designed for hanging from the shoulders with one board before and one behind and used especially for advertising or picketing
sandwich coin
noun Date: 1965 a clad coin
Sandwich Islands
geographical name — see Hawaii 1
sandwich man
noun Date: 1864 one who wears a sandwich board
sandworm
noun Date: 1776 any of various sand-dwelling polychaete worms: as a. any of several large burrowing worms (especially genus Nereis) often used as bait b. lugworm
sandwort
noun Date: 1597 any of a genus (Arenaria) of low tufted herbs of the pink family growing usually in dry sandy regions

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