sarse

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Noun[edit]

sarse (plural sarses)

  1. (countable) A sieve, especially a very fine one.
  2. Eye dialect spelling of sauce.
    • 1833, John Neal, The Down-Easters, Volume 1:
      I wanted cabbage or potaters, or most any sort o' garden sarse … .
    • 1870, Thomas Bailey Aldrich, The Story of a Bad Boy:
      "I don't want any of your sarse," said the boy, scowling.

Verb[edit]

sarse (third-person singular simple present sarses, present participle sarsing, simple past and past participle sarsed)

  1. (transitive) To sift through a sieve or sarse.