Definition of Save-all

1. Noun. A receptacle for catching waste products for further use.

Generic synonyms: Receptacle

2. Noun. A sail set to catch wind spilled from a larger sail.
Generic synonyms: Canvas, Canvass, Sail, Sheet

3. Noun. A net hung between ship and pier while loading a ship.
Generic synonyms: Mesh, Meshing, Meshwork, Net, Network

Definition of Save-all

1. Noun. Anything that saves fragments, or prevents waste or loss. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Save-all

savannah monitor
savannah monitors
save-all (current term)
save as
save down
save face
save one's breath
save point
save points
save slot
save slots
save someone's bacon
save someone's skin
save state
save the day

Literary usage of Save-all

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"But if the universality of grace is only a result of the Divine will to save all mankind, we must first turn our attention to the latter as the basis of the ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"For these reasons and other," he wrote in his prologue or preface, " with common charity to save all men in our realm which God will have saved, ..."

3. A Cycle of Adams Letters, 1861-1865 by Charles Francis Adams, Henry Adams (1920)
"I trust that before it happens we may be so far on our way to a result at home as to save all risk of trouble. . . . CHARLES FRANCIS ADAMS, JR., ..."

4. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"... and doth cleanse them with his blood, and is risen for their justification, and is able to the utmost to save all that come to God by him. ..."

5. The History of Sicily from the Earliest Times by Edward Augustus Freeman (1892)
"Nothing but the most strenuous efforts, the closest union, could save all or any of them from the fate of ..."

6. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1888)
"Speaking then from the reasonable, or Christian philosophical ground, I believe that God will save all men, and I will try and explain my reasons for the ..."

7. The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1810)
"The Universalists, on the other hand, maintain, " That it is injurious to the goodness of God to say, that he cannot save all men, and will only save a part ..."

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