Definition of Sables

1. Noun. (plurale tantum) Black garments worn in mourning. ¹



2. Noun. (plural of sable) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sables

1. sable [n] - See also: sable

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sables

sabkha
sabkhah
sabkhahs
sabkhas
sabkhat
sabkhats
sable
sable's hair pencil
sable antelope
sable brush
sable coat
sabled
sablefish
sablefishes
sableness
sables (current term)
sabling
sably
sabot
sabot heart
sabotage
sabotaged
sabotager
sabotagers
sabotages
sabotaging
saboteur
saboteurs
sabotier
sabotiers

Literary usage of Sables

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1. History of Alaska: 1730-1885 by Hubert Howe Bancroft, Alfred Bates, Ivan Petroff, William Nemos (1886)
"... sables AND MAN'S—REVIEW OF THE FUR-TRADE ON THE COASTS OF ASIA AND AMERICA—PERNICIOUS SYSTEM INTRODUCED BY THE ..."

2. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"... and that great store of Cloth, Pewter, and Copper may be vented there. Also there is great store of Furres, as sables, ..."

3. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"... and that great store of Cloth, Pewter, and Copper may be vented there. Also there is great store of Furres, as sables, ..."

4. The History of Maryland: From Its First Settlement, in 1633, to the by John Leeds Bozman (1837)
"... SECTION V. The progress of the French in settling colonies in America — A settlement of convicts on the Isle of sables, by the French ..."

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