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sable 1

American English: /ˈseɪbəl/
British English: /ˈseɪb(ə)l/

noun plural sables or sable

  • 1.1 countable (animal)
    marta (feminine) cibelina or cebellina
    Example sentences
    • Tradition had it that the island was rich in game (reindeer, polar bears, sables, marten, fish, and certain monsters - perhaps walrus), and that it abounded in marble, crystals, and so on.
    • Then patrol the shorelines to observe sables and the world's biggest brown bears, and to scout potential nature-reserve sites.
    • He wrote, ‘The principal riches of Kamchatka consist in the great number of wild beasts: among them are foxes, sables, stone foxes, hares, marmots, ermines, weasels, wolves, reindeer, wild and tame, and stone rams.’
    1.2 uncountable (fur)
    marta (feminine) cibelina or cebellina
    (before noun) (coat/fur)
    de marta
    sable brush
    pincel (masculine) de pelo de marta
    Example sentences
    • Larsson should have been adorned in ermine and sable in Andalucia.
    • Even at its zenith in the mid-20th century, mink had few rivals, with only sable and the pelts of big cats bestowing anywhere near the same prestige.
    • He does not wear his silks and sables to accurately represent his status, nor does he dress sumptuously to insidiously advance himself.

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sable 2
American English: /ˈseɪbəl/
British English: /ˈseɪb(ə)l/

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