Other definitions for sax (2 of 3)
a short, single-edged sword of ancient Scandinavia.
Other definitions for Sax. (3 of 3)
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The sax player himself is the film’s main interviewee, but he’s flanked by music critics who point out all his shortcomings.
“When you’re walking your dog, you’re going for a run or you’re on a bicycle, these are really not risky situations for either you or the people who you might transiently pass,” sax says.Should I wear a mask outside? Experts weigh in on scenarios. | Allyson Chiu | April 22, 2021 | Washington Post
Although he and Hillary Clinton appeared reasonably at ease moving to songs such as “It Had to Be You,” the president was most in his element holding a sax.Not all presidents’ dance skills are created equal | Bonnie Berkowitz, Joanne Lee | January 21, 2021 | Washington Post
“People want to know that you are who you say you are, and that you can do what you say you can do,” said sax.Deep Dive: How companies and their employees are facing the future of work | Digiday | September 1, 2020 | Digiday
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.
When Cosby looked up, he saw that Sonny Stitt, the famed alto sax player, had joined the bandstand.
Like some sinuous sax, we first hear the thoughts of Obersturmfuhrer Angelus (Golo) Thomsen.
And much of his most inspired playing, in his final years, came in the context of sax-drum duets.
I've seen five lairds o' Pettybaw, sax placed meenisters, an' seeven doctors.Penelope's Experiences in Scotland | Kate Douglas Wiggin
Terrible was the clang of the strong sword Ecke-sax on the helmets of the Nibelungs.Theodoric the Goth | Thomas Hodgkin
He's as gleg as M'Keachen's elshin, that ran through sax plies o' bend-leather into the king's heel.The Proverbs of Scotland | Alexander Hislop
Troth, I am no the same man noo that I was sax-and-forty years agane, and sorry I am to say it.The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. II (of II) | Charles James Lever
Where will ye find the Small Scotch that's fu' sax inches in height?The Haunts of Old Cockaigne | Alex Thompson
British Dictionary definitions for sax (1 of 2)
a tool resembling a small axe, used for cutting roofing slate
British Dictionary definitions for sax (2 of 2)
informal short for saxophone
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