sausage

noun
sau·​sage | \ ˈsȯ-sij How to pronounce sausage (audio) \

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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Ursula said a big seller and specialty is the Bowes Bonanza, a Chicago style pizza with Italian sausage, green pepper, onion and mushroom. Sheryl Devore, Lake County News-Sun, "Guide to outdoor dining in Chicago suburbs: Emil's Tavern on Center in Grayslake," 9 July 2018 In medium bowl, mix together sausage, parsley, dill, chive, and lemon zest. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Maple-Glazed Sausage Pops," 8 Mar. 2019 Dave Lancaster, 45, used to binge every day on sausages, chips, pies and wine for years, ballooning to a nearly 480 pounds in 2016. Fox News, "Man loses 280 pounds in two years after walking 6,000 miles," 21 July 2018 The French cassoulet consisted of white beans, Toulouse sausage, confit duck leg, and bacon lardon, and was a rich, decadent dish and abundant enough for leftovers. BostonGlobe.com, "Where to eat in Greater Boston," 15 June 2018 The two sandwiches available were a Jimmy Dean sausage, egg and cheese sandwich and a bacon, egg and cheese wrap. Nancy Trejos, USA TODAY, "Amtrak revamps its food and beverage menu," 15 June 2018 Enjoy pancakes, eggs, sausage, OJ and coffee provided by city lifeguards and firefighters. Laura Groch, sandiegouniontribune.com, "North County Community News, June 13," 13 June 2018 The menu will feature oven roasted turkey, cornbread-sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes, squash, cranberry sauce, tossed salad, rolls, desserts, soft drinks, coffee and tea. Courant Community, "Community News For The Vernon Edition," 5 June 2018 With 100,000 pins, this sausage, potato, and green bean foil packet is one of Pinterest's favorites. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "9 Healthy Foods Pinterest Can't Wait to Make in 2019," 16 Jan. 2019

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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 How to pronounce sausage (audio) \

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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