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Definitions for sausage
ˈsɔ sɪdʒ; esp. Brit. ˈsɒs ɪdʒsausage

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sausage(noun)

    highly seasoned minced meat stuffed in casings

  2. blimp, sausage balloon, sausage(noun)

    a small nonrigid airship used for observation or as a barrage balloon


  1. sausage(Noun)

    A food made of ground meat (or meat substitute) and seasoning, packed in a cylindrical casing. Also a length of sausage, or an example of a sausage.

  2. sausage(Noun)

    A sausage-shaped thing.

  3. sausage(Noun)


  4. sausage(Noun)

    A term of endearment

  5. Origin: From late sausige, from saussiche (compare Jèrriais ), from salsicia (compare Spanish salchicha, Italian salsiccia), neuter plural of salsicius ‘seasoned with salt’, derivative of salsus ‘salted’, from sal ‘salt’. More at salt.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sausage(noun)

    an article of food consisting of meat (esp. pork) minced and highly seasoned, and inclosed in a cylindrical case or skin usually made of the prepared intestine of some animal

  2. Sausage(noun)

    a saucisson. See Saucisson

  3. Origin: [F. saucisse, LL. salcitia, salsicia, fr. salsa. See Sauce.]


  1. Sausage

    A sausage is a food usually made from ground meat with a skin around it. Typically, a sausage is formed in a casing traditionally made from intestine, but sometimes synthetic. Some sausages are cooked during processing and the casing may be removed after. Sausage making is a traditional food preservation technique. Sausages may be preserved by curing, drying, or smoking.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sausage

    saw′sāj, n. a gut stuffed with chopped meat salted and seasoned.—n. Sau′sage-poi′soning, poisoning by spoiled sausages. [Fr. saucisse—Low L. salcitia—L. salsus, salted.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz


    An aftermath of the dog-days.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. sausage

    Is a fascine of more than the usual length; but the principal application of the term is to the apparatus for firing a military mine. This consists of a long bag or pipe of linen, cloth, or leather, from 1 inch to 11⁄2 inch in diameter, and charged with gunpowder. One end is laid in the mine to be exploded; the other is conducted to the galleries to a place where the engineers can fire in safety. The electric spark is now preferred to the saucisson.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sausage in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sausage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of sausage in a Sentence

  1. Terry Pratchett:

    Pride is all very well, but a sausage is a sausage

  2. Danish proverb:

    The dog's kennel is not the place to keep a sausage.

  3. Mark Twain:

    Those that respect the law and love sausage should watch neither being made.

  4. Daniel Vaughn:

    I have got to get my greens wherever I can but they always seem to come loaded with sausage slices.

  5. Boa Vista:

    We live off this. We make enough to buy rice, maybe some sausage, but not enough to buy a ticket to Boa Vista.

Images & Illustrations of sausage

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