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sau·sage

 (sô′sĭj)
n.
1. Finely chopped and seasoned meat, especially pork, usually stuffed into a prepared animal intestine or other casing and cooked or cured.
2. A small cylinder-shaped serving of this meat.

[Middle English sausige, from Anglo-Norman sausiche, from Vulgar Latin *salsīcia, from Late Latin, neuter pl. of salsīcius, prepared by salting, from salsus, salted; see sauce.]

sausage

(ˈsɒsɪdʒ)
n
1. (Cookery) finely minced meat, esp pork or beef, mixed with fat, cereal or bread, and seasonings (sausage meat), and packed into a tube-shaped animal intestine or synthetic casing
2. an object shaped like a sausage
3. (Aeronautics) aeronautics informal a captive balloon shaped like a sausage
4. not a sausage nothing at all
[C15: from Old Norman French saussiche, from Late Latin salsīcia, from Latin salsus salted; see sauce]
ˈsausage-ˌlike adj

sau•sage

(ˈsɔ sɪdʒ; esp. Brit. ˈsɒs ɪdʒ)

n.
finely chopped, seasoned meat, usu. stuffed into a prepared intestine or other casing and often made into links.
[1400–50; late Middle English sausige < dial. Old French sausiche < Late Latin salsīcia, neuter pl. of salsīcius seasoned with salt, derivative of Latin salsus salted]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sausage - highly seasoned minced meat stuffed in casingssausage - highly seasoned minced meat stuffed in casings
meat - the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
sausage meat - any meat that is minced and spiced and cooked as patties or used to fill sausages
black pudding, blood pudding, blood sausage - a black sausage containing pig's blood and other ingredients
Bologna sausage, bologna - large smooth-textured smoked sausage of beef and veal and pork
chipolata - a small thin sausage
chorizo - a spicy Spanish pork sausage
frankfurter, weenie, wienerwurst, wiener, frank, hot dog, hotdog, dog - a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll
headcheese - sausage or jellied loaf made of chopped parts of the head meat and sometimes feet and tongue of a calf or pig
knackwurst, knockwurst - short thick highly seasoned sausage
liver pudding, liver sausage, liverwurst - sausage containing ground liver
pepperoni - a pork and beef sausage (or a thin slice of this sausage)
pork sausage - sausage containing pork
salami - highly seasoned fatty sausage of pork and beef usually dried
souse - pork trimmings chopped and pickled and jelled
2.sausage - a small nonrigid airship used for observation or as a barrage balloonsausage - a small nonrigid airship used for observation or as a barrage balloon
airship, dirigible - a steerable self-propelled aircraft

sausage

noun banger sausages and chips
Translations
سُجُقسُجُق ، نَقانِق
klobásapárekjelitojitrnice
pølse
makkara
kobasica
kolbász
pylsa, bjúga, sperîill
ソーセージ
소시지
bandelė su dešreledešra
desacīsiņš
jaternicaklobása
klobasa
korv
ไส้กรอก
ковбасасосиска
xúc xích

sausage

[ˈsɒsɪdʒ]
A. N (to be cooked) → salchicha f; (= salami, mortadella etc) → embutido m, fiambre m
not a sausage (Brit) → ¡ni un botón!, ¡nada de nada!
B. CPD sausage dog Nperro m salchicha
sausage machine Nmáquina f de hacer salchichas
sausage meat Ncarne f de salchicha
sausage roll N (esp Brit) masa de hojaldre con una salchicha en su interior

sausage

[ˈsɒsɪdʒ] n (to cook)saucisse f (= salami) → saucisson msausage meat nchair f à saucissesausage roll nfriand m

sausage

n
Wurst f; you can’t judge a sausage by its skin (prov) → man kann nicht nach dem Äußeren urteilen; not a sausage (Brit inf) → rein gar nichts (inf)
(Brit, inf, = silly person) → Dummerchen nt (inf), → Schäfchen nt (inf)

sausage

:
sausage dog
n (Brit hum) → Dackel m
sausage machine
nWurstfüllmaschine f; (fig hum: = school) → Bildungsfabrik f
sausage meat
nWurstbrät nt
sausage roll
n˜ Bratwurst fim Schlafrock

sausage

[ˈsɒsɪdʒ] n (to be cooked) → salsiccia; (salami) → salame m

sausage

(ˈsosidʒ) noun
(a section of) minced meat seasoned and pushed into a tube of animal gut or a similar material. We had sausages for breakfast; garlic sausage.
ˌsausage-ˈroll noun
a piece of sausage meat cooked in a roll of pastry. They had sausage-rolls at the children's party.

sausage

سُجُق klobása pølse Wurst λουκάνικο salchicha makkara saucisse kobasica salsiccia ソーセージ 소시지 worstje pølse kiełbasa salsicha сосиска korv ไส้กรอก sosis xúc xích 香肠
References in classic literature ?
On Sundays she gave us as much chicken as we could eat, and on other days we had ham or bacon or sausage meat.
I call it demeaning a man's business to trade with such people; and from this time forth, if they want a sausage or an ounce of liver, they shall run after the cart for it
Here came the entrails, to be scraped and washed clean for sausage casings; men and women worked here in the midst of a sickening stench, which caused the visitors to hasten by, gasping.
Being made of a whole sheet, that way, there was rope enough for forty pies if we'd a wanted them, and plenty left over for soup, or sausage, or anything you choose.
For, speaking with all respect, why should you, and I with you, be here on this lonely spot, barking our shins in the dark on the way to a confounded flickering light where there will be no other supper but a piece of a stale sausage and a draught of leathery wine out of a stinking skin.
All but frying the sausage," Rose answered, achieving a pleasant tone in spite of her jadedness.
he cried, leaning forward and dabbing a great hairy sausage of a finger on to the picture.
I knew a couple of elderly spinsters once who had a sort of German sausage on legs which they called a dog between them.
Snagsby are touched up with a wet cloth, the best tea-service is set forth, and there is excellent provision made of dainty new bread, crusty twists, cool fresh butter, thin slices of ham, tongue, and German sausage, and delicate little rows of anchovies nestling in parsley, not to mention new-laid eggs, to be brought up warm in a napkin, and hot buttered toast.
The fellow took a mass of sausage meat and coated it round a wire and laid it on a charcoal fire to cook.
You can't tell whether you are eating apple-pie or German sausage, or strawberries and cream.
When Rostov went back there was a bottle of vodka and a sausage on the table.