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 Sai’vas (2 syl.).Sakhrat [Sak-rah’]. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sa’ker.
 
A piece of light artillery. The word is borrowed from the saker hawk. (See FALCON.)   1
       
“The cannon, blunderbuss, and saker,
He was the inventor of and maker.”
       
Butler: Hudibras, i. 2.
 


 Sai’vas (2 syl.).Sakhrat [Sak-rah’]. 

 
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