Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete form of savage.
“By the way, I have to wonder now if my alma mater, Knox College, knew about Ayers 'manifesto 15 years ago when it changed the school mascot from the Siwash (it's supposed to be a racial epithet offensive to native Americans, derived from the French word sauvage - "savage") to the Prairie Fire - the title of Ayers' little book.”
“Note: The word sauvage was meant to denote someone or a group who had not reached the point of civilzation or religion as Europeans.”
“But he did understand the word sauvage, having heard it so often in the French fort of Detroit when he went there as a boy with Ta-Kumsaw.”
“Angelo Mercado, a doctoral student in Indo-European studies at UCLA, has a blog called sauvage noble "an austronesian's adventures in altertumswissenschaft and indogermanistik" that makes me nostalgic for my graduate days spent rummaging in old books in foreign languages.”
“If he'd meant the "wild and untamed" sense of "sauvage" and he was speaking French, and he was speaking French correctly, he would have said "un pays sauvage".”
“Mr. Pound has since apologized, making the point that his understanding of the term "sauvage" was deficient.”
“Un article qui montre du doigt un nécessaire changement de mentalité dans les départements IT: nombre des outils que les employés utilisent pour améliorer leur productivité ont en fait été introduits de façon "sauvage".”
“..andy pandy...i didn't expect anyone to 'get it' but "sauvagnon" comes from the french 'sauvage' or wild, if you will...”
“Watching L'Enfant sauvage again, I am still startled by its beauty, its restraint, its presiding clarity.”
“Truffaut's early films manifest L'Enfant sauvage's fascination with motion and stasis.”
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