Saki



noun
1.
any of several monkeys of the genus Pithecia, of tropical South America, having a golden-brown to black, thick, shaggy coat and a long, bushy, nonprehensile tail.
noun
1.
sake2 .
noun
1.
pen name of H(ector) H(ugh) Munro.
noun
1.
Alice (Laidlaw)
[leyd-law] /ˈleɪdˌlɔ/ (Show IPA), born 1931, Canadian short-story writer.
2.
H(ector) H(ugh) (“Saki”) 1870–1916, Scottish novelist and short-story writer, born in Burma.
noun
1.
a Japanese fermented, mildly alcoholic beverage made from rice.
noun
1.
any of several small mostly arboreal New World monkeys of the genera Pithecia and Chiropotes, having long hair and a long bushy tail
2.
another name for sake2
noun
1.
pen name of (Hector Hugh) Munro
noun (pl) Munros
1.
(mountaineering) any separate mountain peak over 3000 feet high: originally used of Scotland only but now sometimes extended to other parts of the British Isles
noun
1.
Alice, original name Alice Laidlaw. born 1931, Canadian short-story writer; her books include Lives of Girls and Women (1971), The Moons of Jupiter (1982), and The Love of a Good Woman (1999); winner of the Booker international prize (2009) for a lifetime body of work
2.
H(ector) H(ugh), pen name Saki. 1870–1916, Scottish author, born in Burma (now Myanmar), noted for his collections of satirical short stories, such as Reginald (1904) and Beasts and Superbeasts (1914)
noun
1.
benefit or interest (esp in the phrase for (someone’s or one’s own) sake)
2.
the purpose of obtaining or achieving (esp in the phrase for the sake of (something))
3.
used in various exclamations of impatience, urgency, etc: for heaven’s sake, for pete’s sake
noun
1.
a Japanese alcoholic drink made from fermented rice
noun

See rice wine
see: for the sake of

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