9-letter words starting with s

  • s & h — shipping and handling
  • s & l — S & L is an abbreviation for savings and loan.
  • s & m — S & M is an abbreviation for sado-masochism.
  • sabadilla — a Mexican plant, Schoenocaulon officinale, of the lily family, having long, grasslike leaves and bitter seeds.
  • sabbatine — of or relating to Saturdays
  • sabbatism — sabbath observance
  • sabbatize — to keep the Sabbath.
  • sabellian — a member of a group of early Italian peoples including the Samnites and Sabines.
  • saber saw — a portable electric jigsaw.
  • sablefish — a large, blackish food fish, Anoplopoma fimbria, inhabiting waters of the North Pacific.
  • sabre saw — a portable electric saw with a narrow, oscillating blade
  • sabrelike — resembling a sabre
  • sabrewing — a large hummingbird of the genus Campylopterous, with long curved wings
  • sacagawea — ("Bird Woman") 1787?–1812? Shoshone guide and interpreter: accompanied Lewis and Clark expedition 1804–05.
  • sacajawea — ("Bird Woman") 1787?–1812? Shoshone guide and interpreter: accompanied Lewis and Clark expedition 1804–05.
  • saccharic — of or derived from saccharin or a saccharine substance.
  • saccharin — a white, crystalline, slightly water-soluble powder, C 7 H 5 NO 3 S, produced synthetically, which in dilute solution is 500 times as sweet as sugar: its soluble sodium salt is used as a noncaloric sugar substitute in the manufacture of syrups, foods, and beverages.
  • saccharo- — sugar
  • saccharum — a brewing sugar derived from cane sugar
  • sacciform — resembling a sac
  • sacculate — formed into or having a saccule, sac, or saclike dilation.
  • sachemdom — the office of a sachem
  • sack coat — a short coat or jacket with a straight back and no seam at the waist.
  • sack race — a race in which each contestant jumps ahead while his or her legs are confined in a sack.
  • sack suit — a man's suit that has a loose-fitting jacket.
  • sack time — time spent sleeping.
  • sackcloth — sacking.
  • sackvilleThomas, 1st Earl of Dorset, 1536–1608, English statesman and poet.
  • sacralgia — a pain in the sacrum
  • sacralise — to make sacred; imbue with sacred character, especially through ritualized devotion: a society that sacralized science.
  • sacrality — sacredness
  • sacralize — to make sacred; imbue with sacred character, especially through ritualized devotion: a society that sacralized science.
  • sacrament — Ecclesiastical. a visible sign of an inward grace, especially one of the solemn Christian rites considered to have been instituted by Jesus Christ to symbolize or confer grace: the sacraments of the Protestant churches are baptism and the Lord's Supper; the sacraments of the Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox churches are baptism, confirmation, the Eucharist, matrimony, penance, holy orders, and extreme unction.
  • sacrarial — relating to a sacrarium
  • sacrarium — Roman Catholic Church. a piscina.
  • sacrifice — the offering of animal, plant, or human life or of some material possession to a deity, as in propitiation or homage.
  • sacrilege — the violation or profanation of anything sacred or held sacred.
  • sacristan — Also called sacrist [sak-rist, sey-krist] /ˈsæk rɪst, ˈseɪ krɪst/ (Show IPA). an official in charge of the sacred vessels, vestments, etc., of a church or a religious house.
  • sad-faced — having a face characterized by or expressing sorrow.
  • saddening — causing someone to become sad
  • saddle up — horse: put a saddle on
  • saddlebag — a large bag or pouch, usually one of a pair, hung from a saddle, laid over the back of a horse behind the saddle, or mounted over the rear wheel of a bicycle or motorcycle.
  • saddlebow — the arched front part of a saddle or saddletree.
  • safariing — a journey or expedition, for hunting, exploration, or investigation, especially in eastern Africa.
  • safe area — an area near a combat zone that is maintained as being free from military attack.
  • safe mode — (operating system)   An alternative way to start Microsoft Windows such that only a minimal set of software components (drivers and background processes) are loaded, making it easier to diagnose problems. Safe mode loads a standard low resolution video driver and does not support connection to the Internet. Windows will sometimes restart in safe mode automatically following a crash. All Windows versions except Windows 3.1 can be started in safe mode, usually by holding the Ctrl or F8 key while the computer is restarting. To start Windows NT in safe mode you need to edit C:\boot.ini. Once the problem is fixed you need to restart Windows normally to load all the installed components.
  • safe seat — In politics, a safe seat is an area in which the candidate from one particular party nearly always wins by a large number of votes.
  • safeguard — something that serves as a protection or defense or that ensures safety.
  • safelight — a darkroom light with a filter that transmits only those rays of the spectrum to which films, printing paper, etc., are not sensitive.
  • safflower — a thistlelike composite plant, Carthamus tinctorius, native to the Old World, having finely toothed leaves and large, orange-red flower heads.

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