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[zahks] /zɑks/
[hahns] /hɑns/ (Show IPA),
1494–1576, German Meistersinger: author of stories, songs, poems and dramatic works.
Nelly (Leonie) 1891–1970, German poet and playwright, in Sweden after 1940: Nobel prize 1966. Unabridged
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  • Sachs had shown that the starch passes down to other parts of the plant in solution as glucose.

    Disease in Plants H. Marshall Ward
  • Magdalena advises her to seek counsel with Sachs after supper.

  • Eva now comes out into the street and, shyly approaching the shop, stands at the door unnoticed by Sachs until she speaks to him.

  • This theme, among the three heard in the prelude, points to Sachs's popularity.

  • Only Sachs stood determined, trying to quiet the frightful uproar.

    Operas Every Child Should Know Mary Schell Hoke Bacon
British Dictionary definitions for Sachs


/German zaks/
Hans (hans). 1494–1576, German master shoemaker and Meistersinger, portrayed by Wagner in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Nelly (Leonie). 1891–1970, German Jewish poet and dramatist, who escaped from Nazi Germany and settled in Sweden. Her works include Eli: A Mystery Play of the Sufferings of Israel (1951) and `O the Chimneys', a poem about the Nazi extermination camps. Nobel prize for literature 1966 jointly with Shmuel Yosef Agnon
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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