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SA'NDED. adj. [from sand.]
Thee I 'll rake up, the post unsanctified. Shaks.
Hark, the fatal followers do pursue!

1. Covered with sand; barren. The sends are number'd that make up my life:

In well sanded lands little or no snow lies. Here must I stay, and here my life must end.


The river pours along,

Shukspeire. Sand hath always its root in clay, and there be

Resistless, roaring dreadful down it comes; no veins of sand any great depth within the earth.

Then o'er the sanded valley floating spreads.

T bom.sort , Bacon. Calling for more paper to rescribe, king Philip 2. Marked with small spots; variegated shewed him the difference betwixt the ink box

with dusky specks. and sand box.

Howvel. My hounds are bred out of the Spartan kind, If quicksilver be put into a convenient glass So hew'd, so sanded, and their heads are hung vessel, and that vessel exactly stopped, and kept. With ears that sweep away the morning dew. for ten weeks in a sand furnace, wirose heat may

Shakspeare. be constant, the corpuscles that constitute the SA'NDERLING. N. 5. A bird. quicksilver will, after innumerable revolutions, We reckon cools, sanderlings, pewets, and be so connected to one another, that they will

Carew. appear in the form of a red powder. Buyle. SA'NDERS. n. s. [santalom, Latin.) A Engag'd with money bags, as bold

precious kind of Indian wood, of which As men with sand bags did of old. Hudibras. The force of water casts gold out from the

there are three sorts, red, yellow, and bowels of mountains, and exposes it among the


Bailer. sands of rivers.


Aromatize it with sanders. Wiseman. Shells are found in the great sand fit at Wool- SA'NDEVER. N. s. wich.

Woodward. That which our English glassmen call sandever, Celia and I, the other day,

and the French, of whom probably the name was Walk'd o'er the sand hills to the sea. Prior. borrowed, suindever, is that recrement that is 2. Barren country covered with sands. made when the materials of glass, namely, sand

Most of his army being slain, he, with a few and a tixt lixiviate alkali, having been first baked of his friends, sought to save themselves by flight together, and kept long in fusion, the mixture over the desert sands.

Knolles. . casts up the superfluous salt, which the workHer sons spread

men afterwards take off with ladies, and lay by Beneath Gibraltar to the Lybian sands. Millon.

as attle worth.

Boyle. So, where our wild Numidian wastes extend, SANDISH. adj. (from sand.] ApproachSudden th' impetuous hurricanes descend,

ing to the nature of sand; loose ; not Whcel through the air, in circling edd play, close ; not compact. Tear

the sands, and sweep whole plains away.

Plant the tenuifolia's and ranunculus's in The helpless traveller, with wild surprise,

- fresh sandish earth, taken from under the turf. Sees the dry desart all around him rise,

Evelyn. And smother'd in the dusty whirlwind dies.

SA'NDSTONE.n. so [sand and stone.] Stone

Addison SA'NDAL. n. s. [sandale, Fr. sandalium,

of a loose and friable kind, that easily

crumbles into sand. Latin.] A loose shoe.

Grains of gold in sandstone, from the mine of Thus sung the uncouth swain to th' oaks and

Costa Rica, which is not reckoned rich; but rills, While the still morn went out with sandal: grey.

every hundred weight yields about an ounce of Milton. gold.

Woodward. From his robe

SA'NDY. adj. [from sand] Flows light ineffable: his harp, his quiver, 1. Abounding with sand; full of sand. And Lycian bow, are gold: with golden sandals I should not see the sandy hourglass run, His feet are shod.


But I should think of shallows and of flats. SbalThe sandals of celestial mold,

Safer shall he be on the sandy plains, Fledg'd with ambrosial plumes,andrich with gold, Than where castles mounted stand. ShakspeareSurround her feet..


A region so desert, dry, and sandy, that traSA'NDARAK. Nos. (sandaraque, Fr. sanda vellers are fain to carry water on their camels.

Brown , raca, Latin.]

Rough unwieldy earth, nor to the plough 1. A mineral of a bright colour, not much

Nor to the cattle kind, with sandy stones unlike to red arsenick.

And gravel o'er-abounding.

Philips 2. A white gum oozing out of the juniper O'er sandy wilds were yellow harvests spread tree.

Bailey. SA'NDBLIND. adj. (sand and blind.] Hav 2. Consisting of sand; unsolid. ing a defect in the eyes, by which small

Favour, so bottomed upon the sandy founda

tion of personal respects only, cannot be long particles appear to fall before them.


Bacon My true begotten father, being more than sandblind, high gravelblind, knows me not. SANE. adj. (sanus, Lat.] Sound; healthy

Shakspeare. Baynard wrote a poem on preserving SA'NDROX Tree. ni's. [hura, Latin.] A the body in a sane and sound state.

plant. The fruit of this plant, if suffer- SANG. The preterit of sing. ed to remain on 'till they are fully ripe, Then sang Moses and Israel this song unt burst in the heat of the day with a vio

the Lord.

Exodus lent explosion, making a noise like the Thee next they sang, of all creation first. Mild firing of a pistol, and hereby the seeds SANGUI'FE Rous. adj. [sanguifer, Latin. are thrown about to a considerable di.

Conveying blood.

The fifth conjugation of the nerves is branch stance. These seeds, when green, vomit

ed to the muscles of the face, particularly th and purge, and are supposed to be

checks, whose sanguifsrous vessels it twists abous somewhat a-kin to nur vomica, Miller.




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SaxGUIFICA’TION. N s. ( sanguification, others; but true valour it is not, if it knows not Fr. sanguis and frcio, Latin.] The pro

as well to suffer as to do. That mind is truly duction of blood ; the conversion of the

great, and only that, which stands above the chyle in the blood.

power of all exirinsick violence; which keep site

self a distinct principality, independ”nt upon che Since the lungs are the chief instrument of

outward man. sang.ification, the animal that has that organ

Day of Pietya, faulty can never have the vical juices, derived SanguI'NEOUS adj. [sanguicis, Lain;

I very much distrust your sangiwity. Swift. from the blood, in a good state. Arbuthnot.

Asthmatick persons have voracious appetites, sanguin, French.) and consequently, for want of a right surguificao 1. Constituting blood.

tion, are leucophlegmatick. Arburbrot. This animal of Placo containeth :nt only samo SA'NGUIFIER, 1. s. (sarguis and facio,

guineous and reparable particles, but is made up Latin.] Producer of blood.

of veins, nerves, and arteries. Bitters, like choler, are the best sanguifiers, 2. shoundrig with blood. and also the best febrifuges.


A plethorick constitution, in which the blood To SA'NGUIFY. v. n. (sanguis and facio, SANHID XIM. n. S. (ssnedriun, La.in.]

abounds, is called sanguis.cous. Arbuthnot. Latin.) To produce blood. At the same time I think, I command: in in

The chief council among the Jews, conferior faculties, I walk, see, hear, digest, sanguio

sisting of seventy elders, over whom the fy, and carnify, by the power of an individual high priest presided. soul.

Hal.. SA'NICLE. n. s. (sanicle, Fr. sanicula, SA'NGUINARY.adi. (sanguinarius, Latin; Lat.) A plant.

sanguinaire, Fr. from sanguis, Latin.] SA'NIES nis. (Lat.] Thin matter; serous Cruel; bloody ; murderous.

excretion. We may not propagate religion by wars, or by It began with a round crack in the skin, with sanguinary persecutions to force consciences.

out other matter than a little sanies. Wiseman.

Bacon. SA'NIOUS. udj. [from sanies.] Running a The scene is now more sanguinary, and fuller of actors: never was such a confused mysterious

thin serous matter, not a well-digested civil war as this.

Howel. pus. Passion transforms us into a kind of savages,

Observing the ulcor sanious, I proposed digesand makes us brutal and sanguinary. Broome. tion as the only way to remove the pain. Sa'NGUINARY. 1. s. sanguis, Latin.] An

Wiseman. herb.


SA'NITY. n. so [sanitas, Latin.] Sound. SANGUINE. adj. (sanguin, Fr. sanguineus,

ness of mind. from sanguis, Latin.]

How pregnant, sometimes, his replies are!

A happiness that often madaess hits on, 1. Red; having the colour of blood.

Which sanity and reason could not be
This fellow

So prosp'rously delivered of. Sbakspeare. Upbraided me about the rose I wear;

SANK. The preterit of sink. Saying, the sanguine colour of the leaves

As if the opening of her mouth to Zelmane Did represent my master's blushing cheeks.


had opened some great foodgate of sorrow,

whereof her heart could not abide the violent A stream of nect'rous humour issuing tow'd

issue, she sank to the ground. Sanguine. Milton.


Our men followed them close, took two ships, Dire Tisiphone there keeps the ward, Girt in her sanguine gown.


and gave divers others of their ships their death's

wounds, whereof soon after they sank and peHer flag aloft, spread ruffling to the wind,


Becon. And sanguine streamers seem che fiood to fire: The weaver, charm’d with what his loom SANS. prep. [French.] Without. Out of

design'd, Goes on to sea, and knows not to retire. Dryd.

Last scene of all, 4. Abounding with blood more than any

That ends this strange eventful history,

Is second childishness and mere oblivion, other humour: cheerful,

Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans every The cholerick fell short of the longevity of the


thing. sanguine.


For nature so preposterously to err, Though these faults differ in their complexions

Being not deficient, blind, or lame of sense, as sanguine from melancboly, yet they are fre

Sana witchcraft could not. quently united. Government of the Tongue.

Shakspeare. 3. Warm; ardent; confident.

SAP. ns. træpe, Saxon ; sap, Dutch.] A set of sanguine tempers ridicule, in the num The vital juice of plants ; the juice that ber ot fopperies, all such apprehensions. Swift. circulates in trees and herbs. SA'NGUINE. 1. s. [from sanguis.] Blood Now sucking of the sap of herbs most sweet, colour.

Or of the dew, which yet on them does lie,
A griesly wound,

Now in the same bathing his tender feet.
From which forth gush'd a strearn of gore, blood


Though now this grained face of mine be bid thick, That all her goodly garments stain'd around,

In sap-consuming winter's drizzled snow,

And all tne conduits of iny blood free up, And in deep sanguine dy'd the grassy ground.

Yet hath my night of life some meinory. Sbaksp,

Fairy Queen. SA'NGUINENESS. n. [from sang isine.]

Wound the bark of our fruit-liees,

Lest, being over-proad with sap and is lood, SANGUI'NITY. I Ardour ; heat of ex

With too much riches ic conto ind itself. Sbaks. pectation ; confidence. Sanguinity is

His presence had intus'd perhaps only used by Swift.

Into the plant sciential s.p.

Milton. Rage, or phrensy it may be, in some perhaps The sap which at the rout is bred Datural courage, or sanguineness of temper in In trees, through all the boughs is spread. Waller.



To spare

Vegetables consist of the same parts with ani. Because enterprises guided by ill counsels have mal substances, spirit, water, salt, oil, earth; all equal success to those by the best judgment cons which are contained in the sap they derive from ducted, therefore had violence the same external the earth. Arbuthnot. figure with sapience.

Ralrigh. To Sap. v. a. [sapper, Fr. zappare, Ital.]

Sapience and love To undermine; to subvert by digging ;

Immense, and all his father in him shone.

Milton. to mine.

O sov'reign, virtuous, precious of all trees Their dwellings were sapp'd by floods,

In Paradise of operation blest Their houses fell upon their houshold gods. Dryd.

To sapience.

Milton. TO SAP. V. n. To proceed by mine ; to

Many a wretch in Bedlam, proceed invisibly.

Though perhaps among the rout For the better security of the troops, both as He wildly flings his filth about, saults are carried on by sapping.

Tatler. Still has gratitude and sapience, In vain may heroes fight, and patriots rave,

the folks that give him ha'pence. Swift. If secret gold saps on from knave to knave. Pope. Sa'PIENT. adj. [sapiens, Latin.] Wise ; SA'PPHIRE. n. s. [sapphirus, Latin : so sage.

that it is improperly written saphire.] There the sapient king held dalliance. Milton. A precious stone of a blue colour. SA'Pless. adj. (sapioos, Dutch.] Saphire is of a bright blue colour. Woodward. 1. Wanting sap; wanting vital juice.

In enrollid tuffs, flow'rs purfled, blue and white, Pithless arms, like to a wither'd vine, Like saphire, pearl, in rich embroidery. Shaksp. That droops his sapless branches to the ground. He tinctures rubies with their rosy hue,

Shakspeare. And on the saphire spreads a heavenly blue. The tree of knowledge, blasted by disputes,


Produces sapless leaves instead of fruits. That the saphire should grow foul, and lose its

Denham. beauty, when worn by one that is lecherous, and This single stick was full of sap; but now in many other fabulous stories of geins, are great vain does art tie that withered bundle of twigs arguments that their virtue is equivalent to their

to its sapless trunk.

Swift. value.


2. Dry; old ; husky. S.A'PPHIRINE. adj. (sapphirinus, Latin.] If by this bribe, well plac'd, he would ensnare

Made of sapphire ; reseinbling sapphire. Some sapless usurer that wants an heir, Dryden.

She was too saphirine and clear for thee; SA'PLING. n. s. (from sap.] A young Clay, flint, and jet, now thy fit dwellings be.

tree ; a young plant, Donne,

Look how I am bewitch'd; behold, mine arm A few grains of shell silver, with a convenient

Is, like a blasted sapling, wither'd up.

Sbaksp. proportion of powdered crystal glass, having been

Nurse the saplings tall, and curl the grove kept three hours in fusion, I found the coliquat

With ringlets quaint.

Milton. ed mass, upon breaking the crucible, of a lovely

A sapling pine he wrench'd from out the saphirine blue.


ground, SAPID. adj. (sapidus, Latin.) Tasteful;

The readiest weapon that his fury found. Dryd. palatable; making a powerful stimula What planter will attempt to yoke tion upon the palate.

A sapling with a falling oak?

Swift. Thus camels, to make the water sapid, do raise

Slouch turn'd his head, saw his wife's vig'rous the mud with their feet.


hand The most oily parts are not separated by a Wielding her oaken sapling of command. King, slight decoction, 'till they are disentangled from SAPON A'Ceous. I adj. [from sapo, Latin, the salts; for if what remains of the subject, af

SAPONARY. soap.) Sopy; reter the infusion and decoction, be continued to be boiled down with the addition of fresh water, a sembling soap; having the qualities of fat, sapid, odorous, viscous, inflammable, frothy soap. water will constantly be found floating a-top of By digesting a solution of salt of tartar with oil the boiling liquor.

Arbuthnot. of almonds, I could reduce them to a soft sapore SAPI'dity. n. s. [from sapid.] Taste

ary substance.

Boyle. fulness; power of stimu

Any mixture of an oily substance with salt,

may be called a soap: bodies of this nature are lating the palate.

called saponaceous:

Arburbrot. As for their-taste, if their nutriment be air, SA'POR. n. so (Latin.] Taste; power of neither can it be an instrument thereot; for the body of that element is ingustible, and void of affecting or stimulating the palate. all sapidity,


There is some sapor in all aliments, as being If sapidness belong not to the mercurial prin to be distinguished and judged by the gust, which ciple of vegetables and animals, it will scarce be cannot be admitted in air.

Brown. discriminated from their phlegm. Boyle.

The shape of those little particles of matter SA'PIENCE. n. s. (sapience, Fr. sapientia,

which distinguish the various sapors, odours, and colours of bodies.

Watts. Lat.) Wisdom ; sageness; knowledge, SAPORI'EICK. adj. [saporifique, Fr. sapor

By sapicnce, I mean what the ancients did by philosophy; the habit or disposition of mind and facio, Lat.] Having the power to which importeth the love of wisdom.


produce tastes. Ne only they that dwell in lowly dust, SA'PPINESS. n. s. [from sappy.] The The sons of darkness and of ignorance:

state or the quality of abounding in sap; But they whom thou,great Jove, by doom unjust, Did'st to the top of honour earst advance;

succulence; juiciness. They now, puft up with 's deignful insolence,

SA'ppy. adj. [from sap.] Despise the brood of blessed sapience. Spenser. 1. Abounding in sap; jnicy ; succulent.

King James, of immortal memory, among all The sapoy parts, and next resembling juice, the lovers and admirers of divine and human Were turn'd to moisture for the body's use, sapience, accomplished at Theobald's his own Supplying humours, blood, and nourishment, days on earth. Wo:10n.


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The sappy boughs

SARCOPHAGOUS. adj. [cript and péyw.]
Attire themselves with blooms, sweet rudiments
Of future harvest.

Flesh-eating; feeding on flesh.

Philips. The green heat the ripe, and the ripe give fire

SARCO'PHAGY. n. s. [ceipt and pérons] to the green; to which the bigness of their

The practice of eating flesh. leaves, and hardness of their stalks, which con There was no sarcophagy before the flood; tinue moist and sappy long, doth much contri

and, without the eating of Hesh, our fathers


Mortimer. served themselves unto longer lives than their 2. Young; not firm ; weak.


Brown. This young prince was brought up among

SARCO'TICK, n. s. [from ogs; sarcotique, Turses, till he arrived to the age of six years :

Fr.] A medicine which fills up ulcers when he had passed this weak and sapey age, he with new flesh; an incarnative.

was committed to Dr. Cox. Hayward. The humour was moderately repressed, and SA'R ABAND. 1. s. (çarabande, Spanish; breathed forth; after which the ulcer incarned sarabande, Fr.] A Spanish dance.

with common sarcoticks, and the ulcerations The several modifications of this tune-playing

about it were cured by ointment of tuty.

Wiseman. quality in a fiddle, to play preludes, sarahands, jigs, and gavots, are as much real qualities in the SARCUL A'TION. n. so [sarculus, Latin.] instrument as the thought is in the mind of the The act of weeding; plucking up weeds. composer. Arbuthnot.

Dict. SARCASM. n. s." (sarcasme, Fr. sarcas SA'RDEL. mus, Lat.) A keen reproach; a taunt; SA'RDINE Stone.

A sort of prea gibe.

cious stone.

Sarcasms of wit are transmitted in story:

He that sat was to look upon, like a jasper and
Government of the Tongue.
a sardine store.

Revelations. Rejoice, O young man, says Solomon, in a se Thou shalt set in it four rows of stones: the vere sarcasm, in the days of thy youth, and walk

first row shall be a sardius.

Exodus. in the ways of thy heart; but know that for these SA'RDONYX. n. s. A precious stone. things God will bring thee into judgment.


The onyx is an accidental variety of the agat When an angry master says to his servant, It

kind; 't is of a dark horny colour, in which is a is bravely done, it is one way of giving a severe

plate of a bluish white, and sometimes of red: reproach; for the words are spoken by way of

when on one or both sides the white there hapsercase, or irony.


pens to lie also a plate of a reddish colour, the SARCA'STICAL. adj. [from sarcasm.] SARK. n. s. (rcyrk, Sax.]

jewellers call the stone a sardonyx. Woodrvard. SARCA'STICK. ) Keen ; taunting ; se

I. A shark or shirk. What a fierce and sarcastick reprehension

2. In Scotland it denotes a shirt. would this have drawn from the friendship of

Flaunting beaus gang with their breasts open,

and their sarks over their waistcoats. Arbutbnot. the world, and yet what a gentle one did it receive from Christ?


SARN. n. s. A British word for pavement, SARCASTICALLY. adv. [from sarcas

or stepping-stones, still used in the same tick.] Tauntingly; severely.

sense in Berkshire and Hampshire. He asked a lady playing with a lap-dog, whe

SA'RPLIER. n. s. [sarpilliere, French.] A ther the women of that country used to have piece of canvas for wrapping up wares; any children or no? thereby sarcastically re a packing-cloth.

Bailey. proaching them for misplacing that affection

SA'RRASINE. n. s. [In botany.] A kind upon brutes, which could only become a mo

of birthwort. ther to her child. South.

Bailey. SA'KCENET. n. s. (Supposed by Skinner


n. s. Both a tree and to be sericum saracenicum, Lat.] Fine


an herb.

Ainsw. thin woven silk.

SARSE. n. s. (perhaps because made of Why art thou then exasperate, thou idle im sarcenet.] A sort of fine lawn sieve. material skein of sley'd silk, thou green sarcenet

Bailey. fap for a sore eye, thou tassel of a prodigal's TO SARSE. v. a. (sasser, Fr.) To sift purse?

Shakspeare. through a sarse or searse. Bailey. If they be covered, though but with linen or carcenet, it intercepts the ethuvium. Brown,

Sart. n. s. [In agriculture.] A piece of These are they that cannot bear the heat

woodland turned into arable. Bailey. Of figurd silks, and under sarcenets sweat. Dry. SASH. n. s. [Of this word the etymolo

Shë darts from sarcenet ambush wily leers, gists give no account: I suppose it
Twitches thy sleeve, or with familiar airs

comes from sçache, of sçavoir, to know, Her fan will pat the cheek; these snares disdain.


a sash worn being a mark of distinca To Sa'RCLE. v. a. (sarcler, Fr. sarculo,

tion; and a sash window being made Lat.) To weed corn. Ainsworth.

particularly for the sake of seeing and

being seen.) SARCOCE'LE. N. S. [cogg and xan; sarcoeele, Fr.] A fleshy excrescence of the

1. A belt worn by way of distinction; a testicles, which sometimes grows so

silken band worn by officers in the large as to stretch the scrotum much

army: beyond its natural size. Quincy.

2. A window so formed as to be let up SAECOʻM A. n. s. [criptura.] A feshy

and down by pullies.

She ventures now to lift the sash; excrescence, or lump, growing in any The window is her proper sphere,

Swift. part of the body, especially the nos She broke e pane in the sash window that trils. Bailey. looked into the yard.


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SA'SHOON.n. A kind of leather stuffing Consum'd, her rav'nous jaws the earth satiate put into a boot for the wearer's ease,


Pbilips. Ainswortb.

A To glut; to pall; to fill beyond na. SA'SSAFRAS. n. s. A tree. The wood is

tural desire. medicinal.

Whatever noreity presents, children are preSAT. The preterit of sil.

sently eager to have a taste, and are as soon satiated with it.

Locke. The picture of fair Venus, that For which, men say, the goddess sat,

He may be satiated, but not satisfy’d. Norris. Was lost, 'till Lely from your look

3. To gratify desire. Again that glorious image rook. Waller.

I may yet survive the malice of my enemies, I answered not the Rehearsal, because I knew

although they should be satiated with my blood. the author sat to himself when he drew the pic

King Cbarics. ture, and was the very Bays of his own farce. 4. To saturate; to impregnate with as

Dryden. much as can be contained or imbibed. SATA'NICAL. adj. [from Satan, the

Why does not salt of tartar draw more water SATA’NICK.) prince of hell.] Devil.

out of the air, than in a certain proportion to ish ; infernal,

its quantity, but for want of an attractive force

after it is satiated with water? Newton. The faint sataniek host, Defensive scarce.

Milton. SA'TUTE. adj. [from the verb.) Glut. SA'TCHEL. N. s. [seckel, German ; saccro

ted; full to satiety. When it has with, lus, Lat. Perhaps better sachel.) A

it seenis a participle; when of, an adlittle bag: commonly a bag used by

jective. schoolboys.

Our generals, retir'd to their estates,

In life's cool evening, satiate of applause, The whining schoolboy with his satchel,

Nor think of bleeding ev'n in Brunswick's cause. And shining morning face, creeping like snail

Pope. Unwillingly to school.


Now may'rs and shrieves all hush'd and sa• Schoolboys lag with satcbels in their hands.

tiate lay, Swift

Yet eat, in dreams, the custard of the day. Pope. TO SATE. v. a. [satio, Lat.) To satiae ; SATI'ETY.n. s. [satietas, Lat. satieté, Fr.] to glut; to pall; to feed beyond na

Fulness beyond desire or pleasure ; tural desires. Sated at length, ere long I might perceive

more than enough; wearisomeness of Strange alteration in me.


plenty; state of being palled or glutted. How will their bodies stript

He leaves a shallow plash to plunge him in the Enrich the victors, while the vultures sate

deep, Their maws with full repast ? Pbilips.

And with satiety seeks to quench his thirst. Thy useless stregth, mistaken king, employ,

Sbakspeare. Sated with rage, and ignorant of joy. Prior.

Nothing more jealous than a favourite, espe. SA'TELLITE, n. so (satelles, Lat. satellite,

cially towards the waining-time and suspect of satiety.

Wotton. Fr. This word is commonly pronounc In all pleasures there is satiety; and after ed in prose with the e mute in the plu. they be used, their verdure departeth. Hakcw. ral, as in the singular, and is therefore

They saciate and soon fill, only of three syllables; but Pope has in Though pleasant; but thy words, with grace di

vine the plural continued the Latin form,

Imbu'd, bring to their sweetness no satiety. and assigned it four ; I think, improper.

Milton ly.) A small planet revolving round a No action, the usefulness of which has made larger.

it the matter of duty, but a man may bear the Four moons move about Jupiter, and five continual pursuit of, without loathing or satiety: about Saturn, called their satellites. Locke.

Souib. The smallest planets are situated nearest the The joy unequall'd, if its end it gain, sun and each other; whereas Jupiter and Sa Without satiety, though e'er so blest, turn, that are vastly greater, and have many sao And but more relish'd as the more distress'd. tellites about them, are wisely reinoved to the extreme regions of the system. Bentley. SA'Tin. n. so (satin, Fr. drapo di setan Ask of yonder argent fields above,

Italian ; sattin, Dutch.) A soft close Why Jove's satellites are less than Jove? Pope. SATELLITious. adj. [from satelles, Lai.]

and shining silk.

Upon her body she wore a doublet of skyConsisting of satellites.

colour satin, covered with places of gold, and a Their solidity and opacity, and their satelli

it were nailed with precious stones, that in i tious attendance, their revolutions about the sun,

she might seem armed.

Sidney and their rotacions about their axis, are exactly The ladies dress'd in rich symars were seer, the same.

Cheyne. Of Florence satin, flower'd with white and green TO SA TIATE. v. a. (satio, Latin.]

And for a shade betwixt the bloomy gridelin. J. To satisfy; to fill.

Dryder Those snells are the most grateful where the Her petticoat, transform'd apace, degree of heat is small, or the strength of the Becanie black satin fiounc'd with lace.

Swift smell allayed; for these rather woo che sense Lay the child carefully in a case, covered wit than satiate it.

a mantle of blue satin.

Arbutbno Buying of land is the result of a full and sa- SA'TIRE. n. s. (satira, anciently satura tiated gain; and men in trade seldom think of

Lat. not from satyrus, a satyr; satire laying out their money upon land, 'till their profie' has brought them in more than their trade

Fr.] A poem in which wickedness o can vell employ;


folly is censured. Proper satire is dis The loosen'd winds

tinguished, by the generality of the re Hirde bich above the clouds; 'till all their force fcctions, from a lampoon which is zime


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