saur

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contracted from Gaelic salachar ‎(filth, nastiness), from salach ‎(nasty), from sal ‎(filth, refuse).

Noun[edit]

saur

  1. (Britain, dialect) soil; dirt
  2. (Britain, dialect) dirty water
  3. (Britain, dialect) urine from a cowhouse

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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[edit]

From Latin soror, sorōre. Compare Romanian soră, suroră, sor, Italian suora, Old Italian suoro, French soeur, Old Spanish seror, Spanish sor, Friulian sûr, Romansch sora, sour.

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saur f

  1. sister

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French saur, from Old French sor, from Frankish *sōri, *saur ‎(dry), from Proto-Germanic *sauzaz ‎(dry, parched). Cognate with Old English sēar ‎(dry). More at sear.

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saur m ‎(feminine singular saure, masculine plural saurs, feminine plural saures)

  1. (cooking) dried and smoked

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse saurr.

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Noun[edit]

saur m ‎(genitive singular saurs, no plural)

  1. filth, dirt
  2. feces

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