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Sa

Symbol, Chemistry. (formerly)
1.

SA

1.
seaman apprentice.

s.a.1

1.
without year or date.
Origin of s.a.1
From the Latin word sine annō

s.a.2

2.
sex appeal.
3.
subject to approval.

S.A.1

1.
(used in French and Spanish as an abbreviation for corporation.)
Origin
< French société anonyme or Spanish sociedad anónima

S.A.2

1.
Salvation Army.
2.
seaman apprentice.
3.
South Africa.
4.
South America.
5.
South Australia.

S/A

1.
Banking. survivorship agreement.
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  • You Sa--ay 'Is that his ma'-ied son, in yondeh; the one 'ith the fah hah? '

    The Cavalier George Washington Cable
  • Ever seen owt like it since the good auld days you crack on Sa often, auld man?

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine
  • I was Sa thrang with all their bodderments, that I don't know as I didna forget it.

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine
  • We haiff alsmikle as will pey for all we tak, Sa lang as we tarie.

    Andrew Melville William Morison
  • In the entry is taken the Sa pintû, that is, the price of admission.

    An Eagle Flight Jos Rizal
  • I've a cutter ov my oan, sonny; not Sa big, but a purty thing.

    The Birthright Joseph Hocking
British Dictionary definitions for Sa

sa

abbreviation
1.
Saudi Arabia

Sa

Chemical symbol (formerly)
1.
samarium

SA

abbreviation
1.
Salvation Army
2.
Sociedad Anónima
3.
Société anonyme
4.
South Africa
5.
South America
6.
South Australia
7.
Sturmabteilung: the Nazi terrorist militia, organized around 1924
8.
Saudi Arabia (international car registration)
Word Origin
Spanish: limited companyFrench: limited company

s.a.

abbreviation
1.
semiannual
2.
sex appeal
3.
sine anno
Word Origin
Latin: without date
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Slang definitions & phrases for Sa

SA

noun

Sex appeal (1927+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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