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n. pl. sas·sa·bies

[Tswana tshêsêbê.]
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n, pl -bies
(Animals) an African antelope, Damaliscus lunatus, of grasslands and semideserts, having angular curved horns and an elongated muzzle: thought to be the swiftest hoofed mammal
[C19: from Bantu tshêsêbê]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sassaby - a large South African antelopesassaby - a large South African antelope; considered the swiftest hoofed mammal
antelope - graceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks
Damaliscus, genus Damaliscus - African antelopes: sassabies
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References in classic literature ?
Who shall ring round those feet swifter than the Sassaby of the plains?
Lauder acquired Sassaby Inc., marketer of the fast-growing jane teen cosmetics brand, in 1997, positioning the company in the self-service channel of distribution for the very first time.
Previously, she began her own cosmetics and cosmetic organizer company, Sassaby Inc., where she worked from 1990 to 1994.
A case in point is the introduction of the Good Skin teen skin care collection in Sassaby Inc.'s jane cosmetics line.
"We recently added two new brands for teens, a jane skin care line [from Sassaby Inc.] with a younger, funky, cute image and a Caboodles [Cosmetics LLC] cosmetics collection that is edgy and has appealing packaging," she says.
The company expects strong growth from its recent acquisition of Sassaby's cosmetic organizers and beauty cases.
Estee Lauder Co.'s jane by Sassaby line was added to attract more teenage girls.
To attract more teenage consumers, Estee Lauder Co.'s jane by Sassaby line was added.
Items geared toward young consumers are performing well in the eye segment, particularly Estee Lauder Inc.'s teen-oriented jane by Sassaby brand.