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sailfish any of a group of large marine fishes that have a large sail-like dorsal fin and a swordlike projection of the upper jaw.
sailing the craft of operating and navigating a vessel; navigation. [6 definitions]
sail into (informal) to take up enthusiastically. [2 definitions]
sailmaker one who makes or repairs sails, esp. one who designs and tests them, as for racing.
sailor an enlisted man in the navy, whose duty is aboard a ship. [3 definitions]
sailplane a glider light enough to be lifted by air currents. [2 definitions]
sainfoin a Eurasian perennial plant of the pea family that bears compound pink or white flowers and is often used for fodder.
saint one who has died and been formally recognized by the Roman Catholic or other Christian church as having lived a holy life or as having given one's life to God as a holy martyr; one who is considered by the Church to be worthy of veneration. (abbr.: St. or Ste.) [5 definitions]
Saint Agnes's Eve the night of January 20, on which, according to an old superstition, a woman might have a vision of her future husband.
Saint Andrew's cross a cross in the form of an X; saltire.
Saint Anthony's cross a cross in the form of a T; tau cross.
Saint Anthony's fire any of several inflammatory or gangrenous skin conditions, such as ergotism.
Saint Augustine a father and philosopher of the early Christian church (b.354--d.430 A.D.).
Saint Bernard a very large strong Swiss breed of dog with a massive head, a short muzzle, and a silky brown and white coat.
sainted canonized as a saint. [2 definitions]
Saint Elmo's fire a visible electrical discharge from a pointed object aloft, such as a ship's mast or church spire, sometimes seen during an electric storm.
Saint Francis of Assisi an Italian friar (b.1182?--d.1226).
sainthood the state or status of being a saint. [2 definitions]
Saint Joan of Arc a French military heroine and martyr (b.1412?--d.1431).
Saint Kitts and Nevis an independent state in the West Indies made up of the two islands Saint Kitts and Nevis.
Saint Lucia an island country of the West Indies near Barbados.