Reverse Dictionary: SAG – SAL


SAG – VERBS
– to sag SWAG Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– to sag and wobble; to sag and collapse like a deflating balloon FLOBBER 1887
– to sag; to subside or sink SAB 18C Sc. obs.


SAGA – NOUNS, PERSON
– a narrator of sagas or legends; also, the hero of a saga SAGA-MAN 1823


SAGACIOUS, SAGACIOUSLY, SAGACITY – ADJECTIVES
 AULD-FARRANT of persons and their ways, sayings, etc.: sagacious, prudent, knowing, cunning, clever, witty, ingenious …1721 Sc.
– AULD-HEADIT shrewd, sagacious …Bk1898 Sc.
– AULD-MOU’D sagacious, crafty …1768 Sc.
– CANNY knowing, sagacious, judicious, prudent; wary, cautious …1637 Sc.
– FARRANT wise, sagacious, well-informed …c1860 obs.
– GASH sagacious, wise …1706 Sc. 
– HEARTED sagacious, wise, prudent …1388 obs.
– HEARTY possessed of understanding; wise, prudent, sagacious …1382 obs. rare
– LESTY skilful, sagacious …1423 Sc. obs. rare
– NASUTE keen-scented, sagacious …1653 obs.
– NESE-WISE clever, sagacious …1790 Sc.
– OLD-HEADED shrewd, sagacious …Bk1905 Sc.
– OLD-MOU’D sagacious in speech …1768 Sc.
– OORICHIE of a child: wise for its years, solemn and sagacious …1873 Sc. 
– PASHY sagacious, brainy, witty …1842 Sc. 
POLITIC a1439 – prudent, shrewd, sagacious; said of a person
– SAGASHUS sagacious …1872 Sc. obs.
– SAVEY wise, sagacious, experienced …1771 Sc.
– WARE prudent, sagacious, cunning, skilled …c888 obs. exc. arch.
– WARE AND WISE prudent, sagacious, cunning, skilled …c888 obs. exc. arch.
– YEPE prudent, wise, sagacious, shrewd, astute …c1000 obs.
 
SAGACIOUS etc. – ADVERBS
– CANNILY sagaciously, skilfully, prudently; cautiously, slyly; gently, softly; comfortably …1636 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– YEPLY cunningly, craftily; shrewdly, sagaciously …a900 obs.
 
SAGACIOUS etc. – NOUNS
– CANNINESS sagacity, skilfulness, prudence, cautiousness; gentleness, quietness …a1662 Sc.
– NASUTENESS sagacity …1660 obs.
– SAVENDIE knowledge, sagacity …1823 Sc. obs.

SAGACIOUS etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
POLITICIAN 1586 – a schemer or plotter; a shrewd, sagacious, or crafty person; one whose behaviour is likened to that of a professional politician


SAGE – NOUNS, PERSON
– a sage, an elder, a guru; a person who embodies the characteristics of Yoda, esp. in being wise YODA 1984


SAGE (plant) – NOUNS
– sage SAVE c1386 obs.


SAIL, SAILING – ADJECTIVES
– SAILRIFE abounding in sails …1513 obs.
– SAILWORTHY of the weather: admitting of the use of sails …c1595 obs. rare
– VELIFEROUS carrying sails …1656 obs.
– VELIFIC done with sails displayed or full spread …1727 obs.
– VELIFICAL done with sails displayed or full spread …1656 obs.
– VELIVOLANT running and flying with full sail …1656 obs.
 
SAIL etc. – NOUNS
– ANGEL’S FOOTSTOOL the highest sail of a full-rigged vessel …1883 Amer. jocular
– BAGGYWRINKLE in sailing: old pieces of line wrapped around stays and shrouds to prevent sail chafing …1908 Amer. sl.
– JIB-OF-JIBS an impossible sail …Bk1896 nautical sl.
– MAE WEST a large spinnaker …1961 Amer. nautical sl.
MUSLIN 1822 nautical sl., rare – sailcloth; sails collectively
– NAVIGATION a passage or course by which one many sail …1633 obs. rare
– RIDE the act of sailing; a passage by water …Bk1904 Sc.
– VEIL a sail …c1430 obs.
– VELIFICATION a sailing forwards, or hoisting sail; a course or voyage …1656 obs.
– VENTAIL something acting as a sail or fan …a1529 obs.
– WHITE WINGS sails …1778
 
SAIL etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– ICE-MASTER a pilot or sailing-master who has special experience in navigating vessels among ice-floes; a pilot or seaman of experience employed to assist in navigating through in the Arctic Ocean …1853
– SAILS a ship’s sailmaker …1864 nautical sl.
 
SAIL etc. – VERBS
 BUSK to cruise or sail about on the sea … 1747 obs. rare
– CLIMB THE WAVES to put out to sea …Bk1922
– FAFFLE of a sail: to flap idly in the wind …Bk1901 obs. or Eng. dial.
– RAMP to sail swiftly …1872
– SINGLE to sail …1584 obs. rare
– SULCATE to sail, to cleave the water …1577 obs.
– SULCK;  SULK to sail, to cleave the water …1579 obs. rare
– VELIFICATE to sail …1623 obs.
– VENTEL to set sail …a1400 obs.
– WAFF to sail; to sail the seas …1611 obs.


SAILOR – ADJECTIVES (also see SEAMAN & SERVICES)
– ALTUMAL of or relating to sailors or the sea; nautical …1711 sl. rare & arch.
– BLUEY-WOOZY infatuated with sailors …Bk1947 Amer. sl.
– FLEET-FOOTED infatuated with sailors …Bk1947 Amer. sl.
– TAR-BREECH wearing tarry breeches, said of a sailor …1582 obs.
– TARPAULIAN pert. to a sailor …1719 obs.
– TARPAULIN pert to a mariner or sailor; sea-bred …1647 rare
– TARRISH belonging to sailors; nautical …1841 rare
 
SAILOR – NOUNS
 ALTUMAL sailor’s slang, nautical jargon … E18 sl.
– BEACON a sailor’s home …World War II Amer. sl.
BINNACLE LIST Bk1975 US Navy usage – a list of sailors too sick to report for duty
– DAVY the spirit of the sea; the sailors’ devil; the demon of the sea; hence the bottom of the sea; a watery grave; death in general …1790 nautical sl.
– RAIL SQUAD seasick sailors …Bk1913-17 Amer. navy sl.
– TARHOOD the general body of sailors; sailors collectively …1749 nonce word
 
SAILOR – NOUNS, PERSON
– ABLE SEAMAN a sailor capable of performing all duties …1661
– ADMIRAL an ironic term for a sailor …Bk1984 services usage
– ANCHOR-CLANKER a deck-hand; hence, a sailor …1952 Amer. sl.
– ANCHORHEAD a sailor; used derisively …1968 US military sl.
– BARBER’S CLERK an irresponsible sailor who is overparticular about his appearance; a fop; one who spends much time in barber’s shops …1835 US nautical sl.
– BARNACLE a former merchant sailor, still ‘stuck to’ his old waterfront haunts …1945 US sl.
– BATHTUB SAILOR a coast guardsman or land-based sailor …1944 US Navy sl.
– BAT-SWAIN an Anglo-Saxon expression for boatswain; a sailor …Bk1855 obs.
BAYMAN 1723 US – a sailor on a ship from the Bay of Honduras
– BEACH COMBER a sailor on shore leave …World War II Amer. sl.
– BEACHMASTER a sailor very fond of women …World War II Amer. sl.
– BEN BLOCK a nickname for a sailor …Bk1904
– BLUE a sailor in the navy …1806 rare
– BLUE JACKET a sailor in the navy; esp. a seaman as distinguished from a marine …1776
– BOY IN BLUE a sailor …World War II Amer. sl.
– CHAPLAIN’S MATE a sailor of pronounced religious tendencies …Bk1913-17 Amer. navy sl.
– CHICKEN a young sailor or soldier; a novice …1888 Amer. dial.
– CHICKEN OF THE SEA a young sailor …1970s US homosexual sl.
– CHINAMAN a sailor who works in a ship’s laundry …20C US sl.
– COXSWAIN OF THE PLOW a sailor recently enlisted …Bk1913-17 Amer. navy sl.
– CRUMB a dirty sailor …Bk1913-17 Amer. navy sl.
– CRUMB GOB a dirty sailor …World War II Amer. sl.
– DECK APE a sailor whose duties keep him on the deck …World War II Amer. sl.
– DILBERT a sailor who is a foul-up or a screwball …World War II Amer. sl.
– DITCH HOG a canal or freshwater sailor …1961 US nautical usage
– DIXIE CUP an enlisted sailor in the U.S. Navy …1968 US military sl.
– DRY SEAMAN a sailor …US Civil War usage
– FARMER a sailor who has no duties at the wheel or on watch during the night …1886 sl.
– FLATFOOT a sailor …Bk1913-17 Amer. navy sl.
– FORECASTLE LAWYER a sailor conversant with the navy regulations …Bk1913-17 Amer. navy sl.
– FOWL a troublesome or undisciplined sailor …1937 naval sl.
– GALIONGEE a Turkish sailor …1813
– GALLIOT a sailor or rower on board a galley, whether slave or free …1506 obs.
– GANGWAY MAN a sailor who is punished at the gangway …1779 obs. rare
– GARB a sailor …1917 US sl.
– GARBY a sailor …1917 US sl.
– GEDUNK SAILOR a soft, inexperienced sailor; used derisively …1982 US Navy sl.
– GEEP a sailor who jumps ship in order to work for higher pay as a longshoreman …Bk1975 Amer. longshoremen’s sl.
– GENERAL CRAPAUD a sailor’s name for a Frenchman, one whom he thinks would be a better sailor if he would but talk English instead of French …Bk1867 nautical usage
– GENTLEMAN IN BLUE a person in blue uniform, esp. a policeman, a sailor, or a Union soldier in the American Civil War …1847
– GENTLEMAN OF THE JACKET a sailor …Bk1920
– GEORDIE a sailor from Tyneside or a neighbouring region of north-east England; esp. a member of the crew of a collier ship …1836 nautical sl.
– GOB an American sailor or ordinary seaman …1915 sl,. orig. US
– GOBBY an American sailor; a coastguard …1890 sl.
– GOBSHITE a bluejacket; an enlisted sailor below the rank of chief petty officer …Bk1913-17 Amer. navy sl.
– GREEN MAN an inexperienced sailor on a whaling vessel obs.
– HAYMAKER a term of contempt applied to sailors, a ‘land-lubber’ …1900 Eng. dial.
– HOWKER a sailor with two or more sweethearts …US Civil War usage
– JACK a sailor (used as a proper or common noun) …1659
– JACK ASHORE a ‘larky’ rather tipsy sailor …B1909 lower class colloq.
– JACKEY;  JACKIE;  JACKY a sailor …1826 colloq.
– JACK IN THE WATER a sailor …1861 Eng. dial.
– JACK-NASTY-FACE a common sailor; a cook’s mate …Bk1852 nautical usage 
– JACKSHITE an enlisted sailor below the rank of chief petty officer …Bk1913-17 Amer. navy sl.
– JACK-TAR a sailor …1781 sl.
– JEMMY DUCKS a sailor who had charge of the livestock carried on merchant ships to serve as food on long voyages …1849 nautical sl. obs.
– JIMMY DUCKS;  JIMMY DUX a sailor who had charge of the livestock carried on merchant ships to serve as food on long voyages …1849 nautical sl. obs.
– JOCK a Scottish or (formerly) northern English sailor; a Scottish soldier; a form of address to a Scotsman …L18 sl.
– LADY a sailor in charge of maintaining the gunroom …1711 nautical sl.
– LADY OF THE GUNROOM a sailor in charge of maintaining the gunroom …1837 nautical sl.
– LAGGER a sailor …1812 sl. 
– LAMPS a nickname for a sailor responsible for looking after the lamps on board ship …1866 naval sl.
– LASCAR an East Indian sailor …1625
– LASCAREE  an East Indian sailor …1712 obs.
– LIBERTY HOG a sailor or marine who is eager to go on shore leave …1992 Amer. sl.
– LIBERTY HOUND a sailor or marine who is eager to go on shore leave …1939 Amer. sl.
– LIMEJUICER a British sailor …L19 jocular usage, mildly derogatory
– LIMEY a British sailor …20C colloq., mildly derogatory
– MAC a sailor …World War II Amer. sl. 
– MARINAL a mariner, a sailor …a1300-1400 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– MARINE a sailor, a mariner …c1575 obs.
– MATELOT a sailor …1903 sl., chiefly Brit.
– MATLO;  MATLOW a sailor …1903 sl., chiefly Brit.
– MEN IN BLUE, THE n. sailors …1857
– NAVIGANT a navigator, a sailor, a voyager …1527 obs. rare
– NAVY CAKE a homosexual sailor …1970s US homosexual sl.
– NEPTUNIST a navigator; a seaman; a sailor; a nautical person …1593 obs. rare
– OLD SALT a sailor, esp. an experienced sailor …1840
– PACKET RAT a sailor; spec. one who specialized in crossing the Atlantic …1887 hist., derogatory
– PADDYWESTER an incompetent, worthless, or destitute sailor or landsman masquerading as a seaman …1892 nautical sl.
– PEGGY a sailor assigned to menial tasks; a mess-steward …1902 naval sl.
– POLITICIAN a sailor having a soft job, such as compartment cleaner, storeroom keeper, etc. …World War I Amer. sl.
POLLYWOG  1925 nautical sl. – a sailor who is crossing the equator for the first time
– RAGGIE;  RAGGY a young sailor; an old tar’s protege; hence, a particular friend …L19 Royal Navy usage
– ROPE-GRIPPER a nickname for a sailor …1846 Sc.
– SCALY FISH an honest, rough, blunt sailor …L18 sl.
– SAILORESS a female sailor …1890
– SAILOR-MAN in uneducated and jocular use: a sailor, a seaman, a mariner …1790
– SAILOR QUEEN a homosexual sailor …Bk1972 homosexual sl. 
– SAILSMAN a sailor; also one who manages a sailing-boat …c1601
– SALT a sailor, esp. an old and experienced sailor …1840
– SALT WATER the sea; hence a jocular form of address to a sailor …1839
– SARDINE a sailor …Bk1891 Amer. sl.
– SCALY FISH an honest, rough, blunt sailor …1796 nautical sl. 
– SEAFOOD a sailor considered as a sexual object by a homosexual male …M20 US homosexual sl.
– SHELLBACK a hardened or experienced sailor; an old sailor …1853 jocular
– SINBAD an old sailor …c1860 nautical sl.
– SKULKER a soldier who, by feigned sickness or other pretenses, evades his duty; a sailor keeps below in time of danger …1785
– SO-CALLED SALT a dry-land sailor …World War I Amer. sl.
– SPLICER a sailor …1910s sl.
– SWAB a sailor …19C sl.
– SWABBY in the Navy or Coast Guard, a sailor …sl.
– TADPOLE a sailor who is engaged in basic underwater demolition or SEAL (Sea-Air-Land) training …Bk1984 US Navy 
– TALL WATER SAILOR one who has often crossed the ocean …Bk1913-17 Amer. navy sl.
– TAR a sailor …1676 sl.
– TARBARREL a sailor …Bk1903 sl.
– TAR-BREECH a term of contempt applied to a sailor …1582 obs.
– TAR-JACKET a sailor …1698 UK sl.
– TAR-LUBBER a term of contempt for a sailor …1610
– TARPAULIAN a sailor …a1656 obs.
– TARPAULIN a nickname for a mariner or sailor, esp. a common sailor …1647 rare or arch.
– TAR-POT a sailor …1641 humorous
– TARRY BRECKS a sailor …1837 sl.
– TARRY-BREEKS a sailor …1721 Sc.
– TARRY BRITCHES a sailor …1931 Sc. 
– TARRY-JACKET a humorous nickname for a sailor …1822
– TARRY-JOHN a humorous nickname for a sailor …1888
 
SAILOR – NOUNS, PERSON, OTHER
– SEA GULL a girl or a woman who follows the naval fleet or who follows a particular sailor; this includes sailors’ wives …World War II US naval sl.

SAILOR – PHRASES
BEER, BUM, AND BACCA 1870s – the reputed pleasures of a sailor’s life
RUM, BUM, AND BACCA 1910 – the reputed pleasures of a sailor’s life

SAILOR – VERBS
– FOLLOW THE SEA to pursue the calling of a sailor …US Civil War usage
– GO BY WATER to follow the sea as a calling; to be a sailor …Bk1894 Amer. dial.
– SWALLOW THE ANCHOR of a sailor: to give up seafaring life …1909 Amer. nautical sl.


SAINT – ADJECTIVES
HAGIOGRAPHIC pert. to the writing of saints’ lives …1819
HAGIOLATROUS given to saint worship …1841
HAGIOLOGIC pert. to hagiology …1826
HAGIOLOGICAL pert. to hagiology …1872
SANCTEOUS pert. to saints …1631 obs. rare

SAINT – NOUNS
HAGIARCHY the rule or order of saints …1826
HAGIOGRAPHY the writing of the lives of saints; saints’ lives as a branch of literature or legend …1821
HAGIOLATRY the worship of saints …1808
HAGIOLOGY the literature that treats of the lives and legends of saints; by extension, also, of great men or heroes; a work on the lives and legends of the saints …1807
HAGIOMANIA a mania for sainthood …1797
HAGIOPHOBIA Bk1991 – an intense dislike for the saints and the holy
HIEROLATRY Bk1991 – the worship of saints and of relics and other sacred objects
SANCTILOGE a catalogue of saints, or a collection of saints’ lives …1526 obs. rare
SANCTILOGY a catalogue of saints, or a collection of saints’ lives …1867 rare

SAINT – NOUNS, PERSON
HAGIOGRAPHER a writer of saints’ lives …1849
HAGIOGRAPHIST a writer of saints’ lives …1817
HAGIOLATER one who worships saints …1875
HAGIOLOGIST one versed in the legends of saints; a writer of hagiology …1805
SANCTICOLIST a worshipper of saints …1615
SANCTOLOGIST the compiler of a ‘sanctology’, a catalogue of saints, or a collection of saints’ lives …1824


SALAD – ADJECTIVES
ACETARIOUS used in salads, as lettuce, cress, etc. …1822
NERVOUS of a dessert or salad: having a jelly-like consistency …1936 Amer. dial. jocular

SALAD – NOUNS
ACETAR a leaf salad prepared with vinegar …1623 obs. rare
ACETARIES salads mixed with vinegar to stir up appetite …1657 obs.
ACETARS ‘salads and vinegar’ …1612 obs.
ACETARY a leaf salad prepared with vinegar …1657 obs. rare
FURNITURES condiments of a salad …1693 obs.
GRASS green vegetables; salad leaves …1867 sl. rare
RABBIT(‘S) FOOD any salad vegetable, esp. lettuce …1907 UK sl.
ROMANTIC BALLAD a salad …1990s rhyming sl.
SALADING herbs and vegetables for a salad …1664
SALETTING vegetables for a salad …1848 Ireland & Eng. dial.
SALLET salad …1703 Sc.
SALLETIN vegetables for a salad …1848 Ireland & Eng. dial.
SALLETINE herbs and vegetables for salad …1664 obs.
SMALL SALAD 1693 – plants whose leaves, when young, are used in salad
SMALL SALADING 1710 rare – plants whose leaves, when young, are used in salad


SALAMI – NOUNS
– salami or bologna HORSECOCK 1942 US sl., esp. navy usage


SALARY – ADJECTIVES
SALARIATED salaried …1656 obs.

SALARY – NOUNS
BIG MONEY a large amount of money, high wages or salary …1888 orig. US
BIG PAY high wages or salary …1915 US
GAPPINGS a salary …1955 US sl. 
K £1000 or $1000; used esp. with reference to salaries offered in job advertisements …1968 sl.
MONKEY MONEY the salary paid to film extras in US films shot in Canada …1999 Can. sl.
RAISE an increase in salary or wages …L19 sl.
SALT MONEY salary …1535 obs.
SUB an advance payment of wages or salary …1866 Brit. sl.

SALARY – NOUNS, PERSON
GHOST PAYROLLER a person receiving a salary for a job that exists only nominally, or that requires little or no work, and which has been awarded through patronage, nepotism, or to ensure political allegiance; chiefly depreciative …1957 US colloq.
WAGE-SLAVE a person dependent on wages or a salary for a livelihood …1886

SALARY – VERBS
SALARIATE to pay a salary to; to supply the salary of …1656 obs.
SUB to pay someone a ‘sub’, or advance on wages or salary …1874 Brit. sl.


SALE, SALEABLE – ADJECTIVES (also see AUCTION)
EMPTITIOUS capable of being bought; open to a price; saleable …1650 obs. rare
MARCHANTABLE fit for sale, in good condition …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
ON APPRO on sale or return …M19 sl. 
SALARY open to sale, venal …1593 obs. rare
SALE-RIFE saleable, easy to sell …1781 Sc. obs.
SALE-WORTH saleable; capable of being sold; fit for sale …1481 obs.
SALE-WORTHY saleable; capable of being sold; fit for sale …c1440 obs.
VENAL of things: exposed or offered for sale; that may be bought, as an ordinary article of merchandise …1662 arch.
VENALITIOUS belonging to the sale of men or children, or of slaves; that is to be bought or sold …1656 rare
VENDABLE able to be sold …c1400 rare
VENDIBLE capable of being sold; saleable, marketable …1382
VENDIBLE offered for sale; that may be bought or purchased …1552 obs.

SALE etc. – NOUNS
ABLECTICK anything garnished for sale …1612 obs.
BIG TICKET Bk1975 US salesmen’s usage – a sale of an expensive item; a big sale to one customer
HANDSEL the first money received in the day for the sale of goods; also, the first purchaser …1777 Sc. & Eng. dial.
HOLD-UP a sale at an exorbitant price …Bk1913-17 Amer. sl.
KILL, THE n. the moment when a sale is confirmed …1999 UK sl.
MANGONISM the craft of pampering, trimming, or setting out saleable things …1656 obs.
MANGONIZATION the act of ‘mangonizing’ or tricking out for sale …1660 obs.
MANGONY the craft of pampering, trimming, or setting out saleable things …1623 obs. rare
OFF-GATE an outlet, market, or means of sale …1876 Sc. 
VENALITY the quality of being for sale …1611 rare
VENALIZATION the process of making venal or saleable …1906 rare
VENALNESS the quality of being for sale; saleableness …1727 rare
VEND sale; opportunity of selling …1618
VENDIBILITY the quality of being saleable …1660
VENDIBLE a thing admitting of being sold or offered for sale …1681
VENDIBLENESS saleableness …1611
VENDITATION the act of offering for sale …1854 rare
VENDITION the act of selling; disposal or transfer by sale …1542
VENT a sale; a demand for goods; means of disposal …1641 Eng. dial.
VENTAGE the act of selling or vending; sale …1577 obs.

SALE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
MANGONIST one who furbishes up inferior wares for sale …1605 obs.

SALE  etc. – VERBS
BE AT MARKET to be for sale …1776 obs.
MANGONIZE to furbish up inferior wares for sale …1623 obs.


SALESMAN, SALES PERSON – NOUNS
SPIEL glib or persuasive talk; a salesman’s patter …1896 sl.

SALESMAN etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
BELL-PUSHER a door-to-door salesman, who spends his time ringing doorbells …Bk1975 Amer. sl.
BELL-RINGER a door-to-door salesman or canvasser …Bk1975 Amer. sl. 
FAKER a street salesman of cheap goods …M19 sl.
HUSTLER an extremely energetic or ‘pushing’ person; also, a salesman, esp. one who is energetic or aggressive …1886 orig. US
KNOCKER one who sells to persons at their residences; a door-to-door salesman …1934
KNOCKER-WORKER one who sells to persons at their residences; a door-to-door salesman …1934
MOZZLE AND BROCHA a door-to-door salesman …20C rhyming sl. = ‘on the knocker’ (working as a door-to-door salesman)
REP a sales representative …1938 sl.
SALEMAN a salesman …1642 obs.
TALLY-MAN a travelling salesman who is paid by weekly installments …Bk1958 Eng. sl.
TALLYWOMAN a travelling saleswoman for a firm specializing in hire-purchase …Bk1894 Eng. dial.


SALES PITCH – VERBS
– to make a sales pitch SING 1981 US carnival usage
– to engage in high-pressure salesmanship WORK IT 1980s Amer. sl.


SALIVA – ADJECTIVES
SALIVAN consisting of saliva …1882 rare
SALIVARIOUS clammy and thick like spittle …1656 obs.
SALIVOUS of the nature of saliva …1567 obs.
SPUTATIVE given to excessive spitting or salivation …a1639 obs. rare

SALIVA – NOUNS
AMBEER saliva coloured by chewing tobacco or snuff …1848 Amer. dial.
AMBER JUICE saliva coloured by chewing tobacco or snuff …1968 Amer. dial.
BACKWASH saliva, as mixed with the remnants of a drink …1992 US college sl.
CALF-SLOBBER(S) saliva …1954 Amer. dial.
FLUGGY Bk1970 US sl. – saliva
HAG BRIDLE the trickle of saliva which often runs from the mouth corners in troubled and uneasy sleep …1909 Amer. dial.
HAM GRAVY saliva coloured by chewing tobacco or snuff …1966 Amer. dial.
MOLASSES SPIT saliva coloured brown by snuff or chewing tobacco …1950 Amer. dial.
SLYVER saliva …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.

SALIVA – VERBS
BEDRAVEL to cover with drivel or saliva …1377 obs.
BEDRAWL to cover with drivel or saliva …1377 obs.


SALLY – ADJECTIVES
– suitable for making a sally SALLIABLE 1598 obs. rare

SALLY – NOUNS
– a sally, an assault SALIAUNCE 1590 obs.

SALLY – NOUNS, PERSON
– a person who takes part in a sally SALLIER 1685 rare


SALMON – NOUNS
– ALASKA TURKEY salmon …1948 Amer. dial.
– BAGGIT a salmon that has just spawned …1848
 BLUE-COCK a young salmon, so called from its bluish head and shoulders …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BRADDAN a salmon …Bk1911 Sc.
– BRANNOCK a young salmon …Bk1911 Sc.
– DEEP-SEA CHICKEN canned salmon …World War II Amer. sl.
– DEEP SEA TURKEY salmon …1921 Amer. sl., chiefly navy and army usage
– EKE a male salmon …1887 Eng. dial.
– ESLING a young salmon, spawned in the autumn, which has not yet been to the sea …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– FIREBALL a salmon egg …1969 Amer. dial.
– GOLDFISH canned salmon …World War I Amer. sl.
– LASPRING a young salmon …1760
– LAX a salmon …c725 obs.
– RACK-RIDER a young salmon or parr …a1838 Sc.
– REISTER a salted and dried salmon; a kipper …1811 Sc.
– SAMLET a young salmon …1655
– SAMSON a young salmon …1769 Eng. dial. obs.
– SCAD the fry of salmon …Bk1904 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCAGGER a young salmon …1653
– SKEGGER a young salmon …1653
– SKIRLING a young salmon …1776 Eng. dial.
– SUBMARINE SHARK a salmon … World War I Amer. sl.
– YELLOW BELLY a young salmon trout returning from the sea …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
SALMON – NOUNS, PERSON
– BLACK-FISHER one who catches salmon just after spawning; a night poacher of fish …1809
LAXFISHER 1704 Sc. obs. – a salmon fisherman
– RED-FISHER a salmon-fisher …1856 Eng. dial.


SALOON – see DRINKING ESTABLISHMENT


SALT, SALTY – ADJECTIVES
SALARIAN pert. to salt …1656 obs.
SALARY saline …1646 obs.
SALINOUS saline, salty …1646 obs.
SALSAMENTARIOUS belonging to salt, or to any salt thing …1656 obs.
SALSUGINOUS impregnated with salt; brackish …1657 obs.
SALTEN made of salt; salted …1654 rare
SALTER THAN THE BRINY OCEAN very salty …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.

SALT etc. – NOUNS
DIP salt …1851 Eng. dial.
EARLS COURT salt …1992 UK sl.
HAMPTON (COURT) salt …1992 UK rhyming sl. 
LIGHTHOUSE a salt- or pepper-castor (shaker) …L19 Royal Navy sl.
LOT’S WIFE salt …L19 nautical sl.
SAL salt …c1386 obs.
SAL MARINE common salt …1670 obs.
SALSITUDE saltness, brackishness …a1693 obs. rare
SALT-CORN a grain of salt …1445 obs.
SAND AND SPECKS n. salt and pepper … World War I Amer. sl.
SEA DUST salt …World War I navy sl.

SALT etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
SALINER a salt-maker …1543 obs.


SALT AND PEPPER – NOUNS
– salt and pepper SAND AND SPECKS World War I Amer. sl.
– salt and pepper; cream and sugar SIDEARMS 1940s US military sl.


SALTING – NOUNS
– a salting SALINATION 1705 rare
– a salting, a pickling SALITURE 1657 obs. rare
– a salting or seasoning brine SALSURE 1656 obs.


SALT WATER – NOUNS
– a body of salt water, esp. and inlet or salt lagoon SALTCHUCK 1868 Amer. dial.
– salt-water SALT-BREE 1790 Sc.


SALUTARY – ADJECTIVES
– salutary; wholesome; bestowing health bodily, mental, or spiritual HEALTHSOME 1538 rare
– salutary; wholesome; fraught with health, well-being, safety, salvation HEALFUL c1340 obs.
– salutary; wholesome, healthful HEALSOME c1375 obs. exc. Sc.


SALUTATION – NOUNS
BAISEMAINS salutations; compliments …1707
HAILSING greeting, salutation …a1300 obs.
SALUE a salutation …c1430 obs. rare
SALUS a salutation …a1225 obs.
SALVEDICTION salutation on meeting …1668 obs.
SALVO a salutation or salute …1653 obs. rare

SALUTATION – VERBS
CAP;  CAP IT;  CAP TO to take off or touch one’s hat in salutation …1593 school & university sl.
WAFF to wave the hand in salutation; to give a friendly wave of the hand …1813 Sc.


SALUTE – NOUNS
HALF-CAP a half-courteous salute, shown by a slight movement only of the cap …1607 obs.
HIGHBALL a salute …World War I Amer. sl.
PUMP HANDLE a salute …World War I Amer. sl.
SALVO a salutation or salute …1653 obs. rare

SALUTE – VERBS
HAIL to salute, to greet; to receive with expressions of gladness, to welcome …c1200
HAILSE to greet, to salute …a1300 obs.
HALCH to hail, to salute, to greet …1515 obs.
HALSE to hail, to salute, to greet …1375 obs.
OBSALUTATE to offer to salute…1623 obs. rare
SALEET to salute …1832 Sc. obs.
SALUE to salute …c1300 obs.


SALVAGER – NOUNS, PERSON
– a person who salvages wrecks; one who saves property from wreck or destruction SAVER 1629
– a salvager; one employed on the sea-coast by the lord of the manor to see to his rights of salvage, wreck, or waif SALT-WAGER Bk1904 Eng. dial. obs.


SALVATION – ADJECTIVES
SALUTIFEROUS conducive to well-being, safety, or salvation …c1540
SALVATORY saving; imparting safety or salvation to …1830 rare

SALVATION – NOUNS
HEAL spiritual health, well-being, or healing; salvation …901-9 obs.
HEALNESS welfare; salvation …c897 obs.
HEALTH spiritual, moral, or mental soundness or well-being; salvation …c1000 arch.
SALUTE safety, well-being, salvation …1471 obs.


SALVATION ARMY – ADJECTIVES
– SALLY pert. to the Salvation Army …1950s US
 
SALVATION ARMY – NOUNS
– ARMY, THE the Salvation Army …20C colloq.
– CANARY in the Salvation Army: a written promise of a donation or subscription; at some of the meetings of the ‘Army’ instead of sending round the plate, the officers distribute slips of paper on which those present are invited to record their benevolent intentions; the original colour of the slips was yellow …Bk1891 sl.
– DOUGHNUT ARMY the Salvation Army …World War I Amer. sl.
– SAL the Salvation Army; a Salvation Army hostel …1910s colloq.
– SALLIE, SALLY the Salvation Army; a Salvation Army hostel …1915 sl.
– SALLY ANN the Salvation Army; a Salvation Army hostel …1915 US sl.
– SALLY ARMY the Salvation Army; a Salvation Army hostel …1915 US sl.
– SALLY BASH the Salvation Army …1970s sl.
– SALV’ the Salvation Army or one of its members …L19 Aust. sl.
– SALVARMY the Salvation Army or one of its members …L19 Aust. sl.
– SALVO the Salvation Army …1891 sl.
– SALVOSH the Salvation Army …2003 UK sl.
 
SALVATION ARMY – NOUNS, PERSON
 ALLELUIA LASS a young Salvation Army woman…L19 sl.
– GENERAL the head of the Salvation Army …1879
– HALLELUJAH-LASS a female member of the Salvation Army …B1900
– SALLIES members of the Salvation Army …1915 sl.
– SALLY a Salvation Army female …1883
– SALLY ANN a Salvation Army female …1920s Aust. sl.
– SALV’ the Salvation Army or one of its members …1886 Aust. sl. 
– SALVARMY the Salvation Army or one of its members …L19 Aust. sl.
– SALVATIONER a member of the Salvation Army …1889 rare
– SALVATIONIST a member of the Salvation Army …1882
– SALVATION JUGGINS a member of the Salvation Army ..1909 sl.
– SALVATION ROTTER a member of the Salvation Army …1909 sl.
– SALVATION SALLY a Salvation Army girl …1883 Aust. sl.
– SALVATION SOUL-SNEAKER a member of the Salvation Army …L19 sl.
– SALVOS members of the Salvation Army …1891 sl.


SALVE – VERBS
– to anoint a wound or wounded part with salve or healing unguent SALVE a800 obs. or arch.