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sally a sudden forward attack or rush from a defensive position by a military force. [7 definitions]
Sally Lunn (sometimes l.c.) a somewhat sweet teacake, often served warm.
salmagundi a salad containing chopped meat, anchovies, eggs, onions, vinegar, and oil. [2 definitions]
salmi a dish consisting of partially roasted game fowl, such as pheasant, that is stewed in wine, butter, and spices.
salmon any of various edible saltwater fishes with tender, pinkish flesh that are related to trout, inhabit waters in the north, and characteristically swim up streams to spawn in fresh water. [2 definitions]
salmonberry a variety of raspberry bush found in the western United States. [2 definitions]
salmonella any of several bacteria that produce illness, esp. food poisoning, in humans and other warm-blooded animals.
Salome according to the New Testament, the stepdaughter of the Roman tetrarch of Galilee who so pleased him by her dancing that he agreed to execute John the Baptist and give her his severed head. [2 definitions]
salon a stylish room in a large house or apartment used for receiving and entertaining guests. [4 definitions]
saloon a commercial establishment where alcoholic drinks are served; bar; tavern. [2 definitions]
saloonkeeper the owner or operator of a saloon or bar.
salpingectomy a surgical operation for the removal of one or both fallopian tubes.
salpingitis inflammation of one or both fallopian or eustachian tubes.
salpinx the fallopian or eustachian tube.
salsa a spicy sauce made with chili peppers and tomatoes, used in Latin American cuisine. [2 definitions]
salsify a European plant with purple flowers and an edible root that tastes like oysters.
sal soda a hydrated, crystallized sodium carbonate used esp. as a cleanser.
SALT acronym of "Strategic Arms Limitation Talks."
salt the white or colorless solid compound known chemically as sodium chloride and used chiefly for preserving and seasoning foods; a constituent of seawater. [10 definitions]
salt-and-pepper flecked black and white, as hair or cloth.
saltarello a lively Italian dance or the music for it.