preposition \ˈsanz\

Definition of SANS

:  without <my love to thee is sound, sans crack or flaw — Shakespeare>

Examples of SANS

  1. She went to the party sans her husband.
  2. <anyone sans shirt will not be allowed in the restaurant>

Origin of SANS

Middle English saun, sans, from Anglo-French san, sanz, modification of Latin sine without — more at sunder
First Known Use: 14th century

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noun \ˈsanz\
plural sans

Definition of SANS

First Known Use of SANS

circa 1909


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