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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Add to skillet and cook without stirring until opaque throughout, about 2 minutes per side; transfer to plate with sausage. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Old Bay Mashed Potatoes with Sauteed Shrimp and Sausage," 15 Feb. 2019 Oktoberfest-like atmosphere with homemade German sausage, authentic German beer and live entertainment by German bands. Rasputin Todd, Cincinnati.com, "Things to do this week in Cincinnati: June 4-10," 4 June 2018 When sausage-corn mixture is cooked through, crumble into small bits with back of spoon, then mix into the thick grits, scraping skillet well to mix in cooking liquid with spices. Lucy Saunders, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Cooking 101: New Marquette classes aim to raise students' kitchen GPA," 27 Apr. 2018 Pizza varieties include carbonara, wild mushroom, shrimp and pesto, Margherita and sausage. Pam Kragen, sandiegouniontribune.com, "New 7 Mile restaurant part of Sheraton revamp in Carlsbad," 14 June 2018 The hula hot link sandwich ($10) is a charmingly messy number, piled with creamy slaw, drizzled with barbecue sauce and featuring spicy pork sausage with a great snap and a golden, griddled crust. Dominic Armato, azcentral, "Eat Here First in May: 3 new restaurants to try before everybody else does," 15 May 2018 Merguez is a spicy Moroccan lamb sausage with harissa hot sauce, cooked with onions, red and green peppers, garlic and lemon. Linda Bladholm, miamiherald, "Their family brought Middle Eastern cuisine to 1970s Miami. Now they’ve expanded to Doral," 18 Jan. 2018 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

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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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