- a net secured between a pier and a ship, beneath cargo being transferred from one to the other.
- a sail for utilizing wind spilled from the regular sails of a vessel: used in very light winds.
Origin of save-all
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How to use save-all in a sentence
But along with the cartoon funk is an all-too-real story of police brutality embodied by a horde of evil Pigs.‘Black Dynamite’ Presents Police Brutality: The Musical|Stereo Williams|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The benefits of incumbency are quite potent, especially in the all-important area of raising campaign funds.
If the world is going to end, why are evangelicals so busy trying to save it?
The building used to be an all-girls school, and when it was initially purchased by Fortune it was dilapidated.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This led to the formation of a Christian militant group to counter the rebels, and all-out sectarian violence exploded.
This will often save the foliage from drying up, a happening which makes the plants rather unsightly.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
His hair was darker—almost brown save at the temples, where age had faded it to an ashen colour.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
He had discovered that the all-glorious boast of Spain was not exempt from the infirmities of common men.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
Among the clergy therein he finds no offenses, save that a few have gambled in public; these are promptly disciplined.
My thought was to keep pushing in troops from "W" Beach until the enemy had fallen back to save themselves from being cut off.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
British Dictionary definitions for save-all
- a net used while loading a ship
- a light sail set to catch wind spilling from another sail