- savannah sparrow,
- save as you earn,
- save face,
- save for a rainy day,
- save one's bacon
Origin of savate
Examples from the Web for savate
It is a development of the old sport of savate, in which the feet, and not the hands, were used in attack.
Savate, boxing and kicking; canne, cane (fencing expression).John Bull, Junior|Max O'Rell
“I have some acquaintance with the savate,” he said suavely.Cynthia's Chauffeur|Louis Tracy
It was with the Revolution that the rapier went out, and the savate came in.Sword and Gown|George A. Lawrence
Indeed, if the object of boxing be to use all means of offence and defence, the savate is indispensable.
Word Origin for savate
French method of fighting with the feet, 1862, from French savate, literally "a kind of shoe" (see sabotage).