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saucer

[saw-ser] /ˈsɔ sər/
noun
1.
a small, round, shallow dish to hold a cup.
2.
something resembling a saucer, as in shape.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English < Old French saussier. See sauce, -er2
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Examples for saucers
  • Holes and saucers holes the player directs the ball into a hole.
British Dictionary definitions for saucers

saucer

/ˈsɔːsə/
noun
1.
a small round dish on which a cup is set
2.
any similar dish
Derived Forms
saucerful, noun
saucerless, adjective
Word Origin
C14: from Old French saussier container for sauce
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Word Origin and History for saucers
saucer
1343, from O.Fr. saucier "sauce dish," from L.L. salsarium, neut. of salsarius "of or for salted things," from L. salsus (see sauce). Meaning "small, round, shallow vessel for supporting a cup" is attested from c.1702.
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Slang definitions & phrases for saucers

saucers

noun

The eyes (1864+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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