Recent Examples of saucer from the Web
When a gust of wind took Ashlee Conley’s Frisbee-like saucer into a lake on the 16th hole of the Lake Hiawatha Preserve disc-golf course in Clermont, the Kissimmee resident was too terrified of alligators to retrieve it.
So much dirty talk sounds hygienic: salad spinning and putting a tea bag on a saucer.
A polka dot platter style saucer was followed by a 1920s inspired cloche.
Alongside the books on flying saucers, the histories of dark money and LGBTQ issues.
Tinkerers have tried all kinds of ways to get real-life flying saucers to take off.
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Origin and Etymology of saucer
Middle English, plate containing a condiment, from Anglo-French, from sauce
First Known Use: circa 1702See Words from the same year
SAUCER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of saucer for English Language Learners
: a small, round dish that you put a cup on
SAUCER Defined for Kids
Definition of saucer for Students
: a small shallow dish often with a slightly lower center for holding a cup
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