Origin of sax1
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Examples from the Web for sax
Three days after that, the author of the original Rollins piece published a defense of his skewering of the sax icon.
Here the sax legend offered observations “in his own words” on his life and times.
After Clinton played his sax on Arsenio Hall, he sat down and talked about the problems of crime and poverty.
Sax accuses the ACLU of casting itself as a “freedom fighter” and casting him as “the Ku Klux Klan.”
Sax says teachers have claimed successes with the Van Devender program.
I am inclined to bring in here the Granta, and to suggest that it may have been a Sax.The River-Names of Europe|Robert Ferguson
Where will ye find the Small Scotch that's fu' sax inches in height?The Haunts of Old Cockaigne|Alex Thompson
I warnt him against it, an' I telt him his ither wumman was deid but sax months.St. Cuthbert's|Robert E. Knowles
This morning we came about sax Miles to Breakfast, by rather a better path, and we are now in by comparison a Mansion.
Bailey derives the word in this sense, and as denoting the insect, from Sax.
Word Origin for sax
1923, colloquial shortening of saxophone.