Sachs

[ zahks ]

noun
  1. Hans [hahns], /hɑns/, 1494–1576, German Meistersinger: author of stories, songs, poems and dramatic works.

  2. Nelly (Leonie), 1891–1970, German poet and playwright, in Sweden after 1940: Nobel Prize 1966.

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How to use Sachs in a sentence

  • The bailout crybabies of Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo, and all the rest are easy targets—and deserving ones, too.

    How Naive is Elizabeth Warren? | Nick Gillespie | December 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Is Clinton too close to the Wall Street-Goldman Sachs wing of the Democratic Party?

  • So we have a graduate of Choate or Beverly Hills High who attends Wharton, and goes to work for, say, Goldman Sachs.

  • Sachs adds, “All the senses that connect us with nature are important.”

  • Edward Henry then remembered that the hoardings had been full of Mr. Seven Sachs for some time past.

    The Regent | E. Arnold Bennett
  • Mr. Seven Sachs, sitting square and upright, smiled gaily at Edward Henry across the gleaming table and raised a glass.

    The Regent | E. Arnold Bennett
  • "Happy to make your acquaintance, sir," said Mr. Seven Sachs, and the arch-famous American actor-author also lapsed into silence.

    The Regent | E. Arnold Bennett
  • Edward Henry in the gloom caught Mr. Seven Sachs's unalterable observant smile across the table.

    The Regent | E. Arnold Bennett
  • Mr. Seven Sachs had to take the greatest pains to keep the muscles of his face in strict order.

    The Regent | E. Arnold Bennett

British Dictionary definitions for Sachs

Sachs

/ (German zaks) /


noun
  1. Hans (hans). 1494–1576, German master shoemaker and Meistersinger, portrayed by Wagner in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

  2. 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

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