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  1. Sabbath.
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Examples from the Web for sab

Historical Examples

  • Birk will burn be it burn drawn; sauch will sab if it were simmer sawn.

    The Proverbs of Scotland

    Alexander Hislop

  • Sab not sae sair, Lawrie—God was gracious to let him live to this day, that he micht dee in his brither's arms.

  • Wikti sab mi dihà bi, How about tossing some of your extra mahjong winnings our way?

  • The qar'na (horn, κέρας) and sab'ka (σαμβύκη) are in root both Greek and Aramean.

  • The Sab'ines, who were at that time considered as the most warlike people of Italy, rejected the proposal with disdain.

British Dictionary definitions for sab


  1. informal a person engaged in direct action to prevent a targeted activity, esp fox hunting, taking place
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Word Origin

C20: shortened from saboteur
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