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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The celebration includes stein engravings, sausage eating contests, stein hoisting contests, a goldrush cash punch wall, and a lederhosen and dirndle contest. Myrna Petlicki, chicagotribune.com, "Oktoberfest beer barrels its way into the area," 16 Sep. 2019 The dish featured Takoi's Thai sour sausage blended with puffed rice and Thai chilies, cooled off with cilantro, plus ginger and a kick of saltiness from fish sauce. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "These were 10 of our favorite bites from the Detroit Free Press Wine + Food Experience," 14 Sep. 2019 The hearty food menu doesn’t stray far from the Nordics, either, with dishes like smoked duck sausage with lingonberry mustard. Mary Holland, Condé Nast Traveler, "From Beer Halls to Bakeries, Where to Find Seattle’s Scandinavian Influences," 4 Sep. 2019 The Red Mill, which is at 1005 S. Elm Grove Road, will make its own dough for thin-crust pizzas and grind the meat for sausage. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "The Red Mill restaurant in Brookfield will reopen with new owners, and a return to jazz," 30 Aug. 2019 Forty minutes after opening and more than 100 customers later, the pork serrano sausage has sold out. San Antonio Express-News, "52 Weeks of BBQ: Naming the best of the best San Antonio barbecue," 30 Aug. 2019 On the count of three, the last piggy to eat the sausage is a mole. Julie Kosin, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Succession Game of Thrones Sees an Unlikely Contender Emerge," 26 Aug. 2019 Ekic is careful not to reveal the recipe for the uncased sausages, but explained that their production requires a very particular ratio of well-ground halal beef shoulder and fat that's then mixed and formed by hand. Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press, "Balkan House in Hamtramck is metro Detroit's only spot for German-style doner kebab," 13 June 2019 In May, Tim Hortons began selling the sausage in three sandwiches, including a Beyond Meat Breakfast Sandwich, which is similar to McDonald's Sausage Egg McMuffin. Jordan Valinsky, CNN, "Tim Hortons will start selling Beyond Meat sandwiches across Canada," 12 June 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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