save-all

noun
\ ˈsā-ˌvȯl How to pronounce save-all (audio) \

Definition of save-all

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

First Known Use of save-all

circa 1655, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of save-all was circa 1655

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“Save-all.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/save-all. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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