Definition of Saveys
1. savey [v] - See also: savey
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Literary usage of Saveys
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Short Story Classics (American) by William Henry Harrison Murray, Robert Grant, Virginia Tracy, Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman, Robert William Chambers, George Ade, John Habberton, Hallie Erminie Rives, William Patten, Charles Heber Clark, Margaret Wade Campbell Deland, P.F. Collier & Son (1905)
"... diag'nal overcoat; one chief looks like a dime novel on a spree an' t'other as much like the far East as he saveys how. ..."
2. The Slang Dictionary: Etymological, Historical, and Anecdotal by John Camden Hotten (1874)
"... in doubt on a particular point, asks "ether or no he " saveys" it ?* What, too, can be more i than that heartless piece of fashionable newspaper «daily ..."
3. Greatest Short Stories (1915)
"... as a darby— an' a diag'nal overcoat; one chief looks like a dime novel on a spree an' t'other as much like the far East as he saveys how. ..."
4. Resources of the Pacific Slope: A Statistical and Descriptive Summary of the by John Ross Browne (1869)
"... says that he saveys the way, and will save a day by it. We find we have too much baggage, but we hope to get it to El Rosario, as we can exchange it for ..."
5. Shropshire Parish Registers by Shropshire Parish Register Society, William Phillimore Watts Phillimore (1905)
"... both of this p. mar. Elizebeth, d. of Thomas nail & Jone bap. Hannah, d. of William Crosley & Hannah bap. Sanv'el, s. of Samuel saveys & Mary ... bap. ..."