American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Finely chopped and seasoned meat, especially pork, usually stuffed into a prepared animal intestine or other casing and cooked or cured.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An article of food, consisting usually of chopped or minced meat, as pork, beef, or veal, seasoned with sage, pepper, salt, etc., and stuffed into properly cleaned entrails of the ox, sheep, or pig, tied or constricted at short intervals. When sausages are made on an extensive scale the meat is minced and stuffed into the intestines by machinery.
- n. In milit. mining, a canvas tube filled with powder.
- n. plural A commercial name for crude rubber in finger- or sausage-shaped pieces. See rubber, 3.
- n. 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.
- n. A sausage-shaped thing.
- n. colloquial Penis.
- n. A term of endearment.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. 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.
- n. A saucisson. See Saucisson.
- n. highly seasoned minced meat stuffed in casings
- n. a small nonrigid airship used for observation or as a barrage balloon
- From late Middle English sausige, from Anglo-Norman saussiche (compare Jèrriais saûciche), from Late Latin salsīcia (compare Spanish salchicha, Italian salsiccia), neuter plural of salsīcius ("seasoned with salt"), derivative of Latin salsus ("salted"), from sal ("salt"). More at salt. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English sausige, from Anglo-Norman sausiche, from Vulgar Latin *salsīcia, from Late Latin, neuter pl. of salsīcius, prepared by salting, from salsus, salted; see sauce. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The word sausage comes from the Latin for “salt,” and names a mixture of chopped meat and salt stuffed into an edible tube.”
“The only city I've found that competes with it in sausage is Milwaukee.”
“Whatever, almost any plain sausage is preferable to the hideous flavour pairings beloved of the modern butcher.”
“The Elgin sausage is great, but I'll have to check out the place in Schulenberg.”
“Indeed, the word sausage derives from the Latin for salt.”
“This was an audience which would have potentially weed itself at mention of the word "sausage", as ever-punchable guest judge Jimmy Tarbuck knows.”
“Its store-made sausage is fantastic broiled and stuffed into a pita with salad and hummus.”
“Furthermore, once the first sausage is made this way, those that follow from the same batch are not going to be any better.”
“With Scientology you can really see how the sausage is made, so to speak.”
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As much fun to say as they are to eat.
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being items relating to food, cooking and the kitchen.
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