from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of sake2.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative spelling of sake. (rice wine)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any one of several species of South American monkeys of the genus Pithecia. They have large ears, and a long hairy tail which is not prehensile.
- n. The alcoholic drink of Japan. It is made from rice; it is usually spelled sake.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A South American monkey of the family Cebidæ and subfamily Pitheciinæ, especially of the genus Pithecia, of which there are several species; one of the fox-tailed monkeys, with a bushy non-prehensile tail.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot
- n. small arboreal monkey of tropical South America with long hair and bushy nonprehensile tail
- n. British writer of short stories (1870-1916)
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Then transparent china teacups, no larger than half an egg-shell, make their appearance, and the ladies are offered a few drops of sugarless tea, poured out of toy kettles, or a sip of 'saki' -- (a spirit made from rice which it is the custom to serve hot, in elegantly shaped vases, long-necked like a heron's throat).
And with due and proper and most intricate Japanese ceremonial we of the circle drank saki, pale, mild, and lukewarm, from tiny porcelain bowls.
No mild saki for them, but square faces illicitly refilled with corrosive fire that flamed through their veins and burst into conflagrations in their heads.
I really like the saki chug one and the bullet one.
And I knew a wonderful American exec in Japan who quit drinking saki who now helps meth addicts in Oregon—what a strange world.
It was near my 21st birthday and I went out for sushi with some friends and had saki of all the stupid things.
The Spanish man ultimately leaves his wine shop in Tokyo to open a saki store in Spain.
I guess the studio will try and fix it by having wolverine fight ninja's and drink saki.
She orders a large hot saki, miso soup, two crunch rolls, and two tiger rolls.
For example, the white-fronted capuchin (Cebus albifrons) and saki (Pithecia hirsutus) occur on the west side of the river and the saki Chiropotes albinasus only occurs on the east.