noun, plural sa·bles, (especially collectively for 1, 2) sa·ble.
Words nearby sable
Origin of sable
Definition for sable (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for sable
Salmon, tuna, sturgeon, mussels, oysters, and sable are marinated and smoked using hickory and alder wood.Become a Fried Seafood Believer at South Beach Market|Jane & Michael Stern|April 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Other dark choices include Jet, Bruno, Bear, Sable, Midnight, Inky, and Ebony.
The axe of the sable statue was poised above its head, as in the act to strike him.Rookwood|William Harrison Ainsworth
I did not feel on the occasion in question at all as though I had been in communication with his sable Majesty.Mystic London:|Charles Maurice Davies
I twisted myself to right and left in an endeavor to escape—but my tyrant of the sable hand had bound me in on all sides.Vendetta|Marie Corelli
When yellow (not-sable) females were mated to (not-yellow) sable males they gave wild-type (gray) daughters and yellow sons.Sex-linked Inheritance in Drosophila|Thomas Hunt Morgan
"Widowed and fatherless; God pity them," came in a low voice from a sad-faced woman, clad in the sable robes of mourning.Clemence|Retta Babcock
British Dictionary definitions for sable (1 of 2)
noun plural -bles or -ble
- the highly valued fur of this animal
- (as modifier)a sable coat