a means, contrivance, or receptacle for preventing loss or waste.
Older Use. overalls (def 3).
a net secured between a pier and a ship, beneath cargo being transferred from one to the other.
a sail for utilizing wind spilled from the regular sails of a vessel: used in very light winds.
a device to prevent waste or loss
a net used while loading a ship
a light sail set to catch wind spilling from another sail
(dialect) overalls or a pinafore
(Brit) a dialect word for miser1
- Save as you earn
noun 1. (in Britain) a savings scheme operated by the government, in which monthly contributions earn tax-free interest SAYE
verb (used with object), saved, saving. 1. to rescue from danger or possible harm, injury, or loss: to save someone from drowning. 2. to keep safe, intact, or unhurt; safeguard; preserve: God save the king. 3. to keep from being lost: to save the game. 4. to avoid the spending, consumption, or waste of: to […]
- Save for a rainy day
see: rainy day
noun, Chiefly British. 1. a highly seasoned, dried sausage. noun 1. a smoked sausage made from salted pork, well seasoned and coloured red with saltpetre