noun, plural sa·bles, (especially collectively for 1, 2) sa·ble.
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Origin of sable
Words nearby sable
Definition for sable (2 of 2)
- a cape on a small island at the southwestern tip of Nova Scotia, Canada: known for its lighthouse.
- a cape at the southern tip of Florida.
Example sentences from the Web for sable
I consigned a pink 1950s full-skirted dress I wore to my engagement party, a K-letter sweater, a pair of men’s 1970s Lilly Pulitzer pants and a sable boa to a vintage store.The pandemic gave me the time to finally clean out my shameful attic. Here’s what I learned.|Jura Koncius|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
Wreaking havoc is one of Sable’s evident impulses, but maintaining balance is clearly just as important.
These pictures are “diaristic,” Sable recently told a gallery visitor.
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.
Car les Sauvages ayans encore de la reverence aux sepultures de leurs peres & amis, le vouloient porter au Cap de Sable 40.
There were in Greece two young rakes, who were told by the oracle to beware of the melampygos or sable posteriors.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Carry's tongue was unloosed as she bounded into the midst of the sable throng that swarmed about the carriage.Alone|Marion Harland
It was on such a night that a great black hulk moved like a sable monster through the waters off the coast of Cuba.Stories of Our Naval Heroes|Various
His mind did not run to the comprehension of the fact that he was the wearer of borrowed plumes—the sable plumes of King Death.With Edged Tools|Henry Seton Merriman
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