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  1. Australian and NZ informal short for saveloy
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Examples from the Web for sav

Historical Examples

  • "Sav, cut out that Majesty," snapped the King, with a scowl.

    The Woggle-Bug Book

    L. Frank Baum

  • The damage done to the Ships that were sav'd, is past our Power to compute.

    The Storm

    Daniel Defoe

  • Well, I fancy this indisposition has sav'd thy head this time.

  • Forget it, Jack: last night, so glad was I to be sav'd, I could have kiss'd a cobbler.

    The Splendid Spur

    Arthur T. Quiller Couch

  • He durst not trust the nation he had sav'd; He knew, and therefore fear'd you.