suage

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suage (third-person singular simple present suages, present participle suaging, simple past and past participle suaged)

  1. (obsolete) To assuage.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French soue + -age, from Latin soca.

Noun[edit]

suage m (plural suages)

  1. hem, border of a plate or cup

Etymology 2[edit]

From suer +‎ -age

Noun[edit]

suage m (plural suages)

  1. humidity sweating from something
    S'il fait chaud et que tout soit fermé: on dit, il y a du suage, c'est le suage du bois.

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old French sieu +‎ -age, see suif

Noun[edit]

suage m (plural suages)

  1. Application of suet or tallow

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