save-all

noun

: something that prevents waste, loss, or damage (such as a receptacle for catching waste products for further use)

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1655, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of save-all was circa 1655

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Cite this Entry

“Save-all.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/save-all. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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