Definitions

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  • n. An Asian tree, Terminalia elliptica

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An East Indian tree, Terminalia tomentosa, affording a hard, finely variegated wood, used for many purposes, but of doubtful durability. Its bark is used for tanning and for dyeing black.

Etymologies

From Hindi. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • We packed away our clothing and the kitchen (the coffee-pots and mortar, one saucepan, the goatskin for water, and a large convex iron pan called a saj for making the flat bread we seemed condemned to live on) and made ready to slip away.

    O Jerusalem

  • November 2, 2009 at 4: 41 pm fleece pullover for me please, thanks saj abbas says ...

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  • In one of the alleys of my beloved Damascus, we sat in an old cafe and ate some saj bread.

    Global Voices in English » Syria: Blogging Pains

  • But the traditional version wraps the chicken in a kind of bread called marquq, a very thin flatbread made on a saj grill.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • I wanted to set up a saj stand at the Texas State Fair.

    Middle Eastern Cooking: The Saj

  • The meat is usually very thinly sliced, marinated, and then the strips are grilled on the saj.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Numerous types of flatbreads can be made on a saj, so the term "saj bread," occaisionally seen on Middle Eastern style menus in the West, could refer to any number of breads.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • The saj is literally a metal dome with a heat source underneath, usually a ring of gas flames.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Last time I was in Paris I think I saw more saj stands than in Lebanon, such was their popularity for tasty cheap street food.

    Middle Eastern Cooking: The Saj

  • The saj صاج is a round domed grill found across the eastern Mediterranean, particularly in Lebanon, that is used for cooking a preparing a variety of breads, sandwiches, and meats.

    Middle Eastern Cooking: The Saj

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