/ (ˈseɪvərɪ) /
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Thomas. ?1650–1715, English engineer, who built (1698) the first practical steam engine, used to pump water from mines
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How to use Savery in a sentence
The story of Fred Savery was typical of the unrecognized empire builders who make up the migratory class.The Everett massacre|Walker C. Smith
Giles Hondecoeter, his grandfather, painted live birds admirably, but chiefly cocks and hens in the taste of Savery and Vincaboom.Six Centuries of Painting|Randall Davies
She was particularly impressed by the preaching and influence of William Savery, whose home in London was at her father's house.
Friend Savery "will gladly put him in the way of obtaining money by means more likely to bring him peace of mind."
The candlestick was held by a tall man with greyish white hair, whom all the town knew as Tanner Savery.