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S1 abbreviation of "south."
S2 symbol of the chemical element sulfur.
S3 abbreviation of "small."
s the nineteenth letter of the English alphabet. [4 definitions]
S.A. abbreviation of "société anonyme" (French), or "sociedad anonima" (Spanish), or "societa anonima" (Italian); corporation.
sabadilla a tropical American plant of the lily family, with poisonous seeds that are used in insecticides.
Sabbatarian one who observes the Sabbath on Saturday, as Jews and certain Christians. [3 definitions]
Sabbath the day of rest and worship observed by Jews and certain Christians on Saturday, the seventh day of the week. [2 definitions]
Sabbatical (l.c.) used or intended as a period of rest, as a periodic leave of absence. [3 definitions]
sabbatical leave for teachers and some others, a year or half year of freedom from ordinary duties, granted periodically with full or partial salary.
sabbatical year see "sabbatical leave." [2 definitions]
saber a heavy sword, often slightly curved, with one sharp edge. [3 definitions]
saber rattling a menacing display of military force, or the verbal threat to use it.
saber-toothed tiger any of various large wild cats that became extinct in the Pleistocene period, characterized by long upper canine teeth.
Sabine a member of an ancient people of central Italy, conquered by the Romans in the early third century B.C. [2 definitions]
sable a weasel-like mammal of the cold regions of Eurasia that has very dark, valuable fur. [6 definitions]
sable antelope a large African antelope with long, ringed, backward-curving horns and a dark coat.
sablefish a large, dark marine food fish of the northern Pacific.
sabot a shoe made from a hollowed block of wood and worn by European peasants, esp. in France, the Netherlands, and Belgium. [2 definitions]
sabotage a secret operation or act, esp. one carried out by an insider, to damage property, obstruct operations, undermine negotiations, or the like. [2 definitions]
saboteur one who commits an act of sabotage.