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Sa·ki

 (sä′kē)
See Hector Hugh Munro.

sa·ki 1

 (sä′kē, -kĕ)
n.
Variant of sake2.

sa·ki 2

 (sä′kē)
n. pl. sa·kis
Any of several small omnivorous arboreal monkeys of the genera Pithecia and Chiropotes of northern and central South America, having long legs and a long bushy nonprehensile tail.

[French, shortening (given as a name to a species of saki by Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon) of English sakee winkee, sakiwinki, ultimately from Tupí sagui or a kindred Tupí-Guaraní source.]

saki

(ˈsɑːkɪ)
n
1. (Animals) any of several small mostly arboreal New World monkeys of the genera Pithecia and Chiropotes, having long hair and a long bushy tail
2. (Brewing) another name for sake2
[sense 1: C20: French, from Tupi saqi]

Saki

(ˈsɑːkɪ)
n
(Biography) pen name of (Hector Hugh) Munro1

sake1

(seɪk)

n.
1. benefit or well-being; interest; advantage: for the sake of all students.
2. purpose; end: art for art's sake, not for any other cause.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English sacu lawsuit, cause; c. Old Frisian sake, Old Saxon saka, Old High German sahha (German Sache), Old Norse sǫk; akin to seek]

sa•ke2

sa•ki

(ˈsɑ ki)

n.
a mildly alcoholic Japanese beverage made from fermented rice.
[1680–90; < Japanese sake(y)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Saki - British writer of short stories (1870-1916)
2.saki - Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot
alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant - a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent; "alcohol (or drink) ruined him"
Nihon, Nippon, Japan - a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building
rice - annual or perennial rhizomatous marsh grasses; seed used for food; straw used for paper
3.saki - small arboreal monkey of tropical South America with long hair and bushy nonprehensile tail
New World monkey, platyrrhine, platyrrhinian - hairy-faced arboreal monkeys having widely separated nostrils and long usually prehensile tails
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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.
Passepartout wandered for several hours in the midst of this motley crowd, looking in at the windows of the rich and curious shops, the jewellery establishments glittering with quaint Japanese ornaments, the restaurants decked with streamers and banners, the tea-houses, where the odorous beverage was being drunk with saki, a liquor concocted from the fermentation of rice, and the comfortable smoking-houses, where they were puffing, not opium, which is almost unknown in Japan, but a very fine, stringy tobacco.
Despite her inexperience in hunting, the third person narrator ironically claims that "[i]t was Mrs Packletide's pleasure and intention that she should shoot a tiger" (The Penguin Complete Saki 115).
From the time of its foundation in 1958, Baptist High School, Saki has soared high like a powerful eagle, dwarfing the Lilliputian achievements of its contemporaries.
Saki is also introducing its new concept, Quality Driven Production, or QDP.
Ryuzo Saki busco a traves de toda su obra como entender cual es el "verdadero" sentido de nuestra vida.
He also thanked Major Saki Tareen for extending support in holding the event in connection with the World Squash Day celebrated here like other part of the world.
sup][8] Whether platelet-derived P-selectin is involved in the development of SAKI has not been determined.
On the other hand--although the Saki biography at the end is appropriate--whoever had the dreadful idea of writing a short summary of each story followed by a teacherly little quiz as an appendix?
Saki was sad to see the company go, but is excited to find out where the next stage of her career will take her.
Saki described how about a thousand people crowded around the tanker to gather fuel after it crashed on the roadside, with many coming from a nearby school.