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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.]
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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
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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]
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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
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sausage

noun banger sausages and chips
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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
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sausage

[ˈsɒsɪdʒ] n (to cook)saucisse f (= salami) → saucisson msausage meat nchair f à saucissesausage roll nfriand m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
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sausage

[ˈsɒsɪdʒ] n (to be cooked) → salsiccia; (salami) → salame m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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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
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Joey and his father were shadowing a pork-butcher's shop, pocketing the sausages for which their family has such a fatal weakness, and so when the butcher engaged Joey as his assistant there was soon not a sausage left.
Presumably sausages were once chopped and stuffed by hand, and if so it would be interesting to know how many workers had been displaced by these inventions.
All at once a gentleman appears with whiskers like sausages, as red as a lobster, announces that there is no one living in the flat except his wife, and sends them both about their business."
"Oh, over here, just opposite." And they crossed the street and walked into the cleanest little front room of a small house, half parlour, half shop, and bought a pound of most particular sausages, East talking pleasantly to Mrs.
It may be all true about the sea; but some people would say that they love sausages."
I want a hot poker and a policeman made into sausages, and they give me princesses moralising by moonlight, Blue Birds, or something.
It was, that he was devoured of a long dragon; and it was expounded of a maker of sausages, that troubled him exceedingly.
At about six o'clock, all the small tables were put together to form one long table, and everybody sat down to tea, coffee, bread, butter, salmon, shad, liver, steaks, potatoes, pickles, ham, chops, black- puddings, and sausages.
In the second room of the inn the lieutenant was sitting over a dish of sausages and a bottle of wine.
In a frying-pan, which was on the fire, and which was secured to the mantelshelf by a string, some sausages were cooking; and standing over them, with a toasting-fork in his hand, was a very old shrivelled Jew, whose villainous-looking and repulsive face was obscured by a quantity of matted red hair.
Once upon a time, a mouse, a bird, and a sausage, entered into partnership and set up house together.
- Would you mind toasting this sausage for the Aged P.?"