a small gray finch, Amphispiza belli, of dry, brushy areas of western North America.
noun 1. a profoundly wise person; a person famed for wisdom. 2. someone venerated for the possession of wisdom, judgment, and experience. adjective, sager, sagest. 3. wise, judicious, or prudent: sage advice. noun 1. a man revered for his profound wisdom adjective 2. profoundly wise or prudent 3. (obsolete) solemn noun 1. a perennial Mediterranean […]
noun 1. a grayish-brown thrasher, Oreoscoptes montanus, of sagebrush regions of the western U.S.
noun 1. a box or case made of refractory baked clay in which the finer ceramic wares are enclosed and protected while baking. 2. a hard unlayered clay underlying many coal beds. verb (used with object) 3. to place in or on a sagger. noun 1. a clay box in which fragile ceramic wares are […]
verb (used without object), sagged, sagging. 1. to sink or bend downward by weight or pressure, especially in the middle: The roof sags. 2. to hang down unevenly; droop: Her skirt was sagging. 3. to droop; hang loosely: His shoulders sagged. 4. to yield through weakness, lack of effort, or the like: Our spirits began […]