sausage

noun
sau·​sage | \ˈsȯ-sij \

Definition of sausage 

: a highly seasoned minced meat (such as pork) usually stuffed in casings of prepared animal intestine also : a link or patty of sausage

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Synonyms for sausage

Synonyms

banger [British], link, wurst

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Examples of sausage in a Sentence

Would you like any sausage? They bought sausages for the picnic.

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Breakfast with Santa, Poulsbo SUN Pancakes, eggs, sausage, bacon, ham, beverages, 9 a.m. Sunday, Sons of Norway, 18891 Front St. N.E., Poulsbo; $7-$10 (360-779-5209 or poulsbosonsofnorway.com). Peruvian Dinner Cooking Class DEC. Madeline Mckenzie, The Seattle Times, "Community calendar: Ballard Holiday Fest, Museum First Thursday and more," 28 Nov. 2018 Stuff sausages into buns along with tomatoes and pickles. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Chicago-Style Chicken Dogs," 16 Aug. 2018 The patio has its own menu, with essentials like brats and hot dogs but also items like a memorable pork sausage made with makrut lime and chile and topped with mango relish. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Dining patios proliferate around Milwaukee; a look at some new ones for 2018," 10 July 2018 Homemade Italian sausages, New York strips and rib-eye steaks sell best in the market. Dylan Jackson, miamiherald, "Small butcher shops are in 'a renaissance.' How did they survive the supermarket offensive?," 2 July 2018 But 20 hours squished like a sausage in coach may be too much to handle, regardless of the latest air circulation technology in that A350. Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, "Why You Should Always Choose the 20-Hour Flight," 27 Apr. 2018 Return sausage to skillet, nestling among vegetables. Kate Merker, Country Living, "Seared Sausage with Cabbage and Pink Lady Apples," 21 Sep. 2018 Vision-sensing devices can be used all through the sausage-making process, from measuring to inspecting for defects to quality control on the final product, Mr. Hosler said. Natasha Khan, WSJ, "See Food: Why Robots Are Producing More of What You Eat," 11 Sep. 2018 Their activities ranged from Prince Philip grilling sausages at Balmoral to the Queen making small talk with U.S. President Richard Nixon. Megan Friedman, Harper's BAZAAR, "This Documentary About the Royal Family Hasn't Been Seen Since 1969," 23 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of sausage

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sausage

Middle English sausige, from Anglo-French sauseche, saucis, from Late Latin salsicia, from Latin salsus salted — more at sauce

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The first known use of sausage was in the 15th century

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sausage

noun

English Language Learners Definition of sausage

: spicy ground meat (such as pork) that is usually stuffed into a narrow tube of skin or made into a small flat cake

sausage

noun
sau·​sage | \ˈsȯ-sij \

Kids Definition of sausage

1 : spicy ground meat (as pork) usually stuffed in casings

2 : a roll of sausage in a casing

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