n.1.(Zool.) A carnivorous animal of the Weasel family (Mustela zibellina) native of the northern latitudes of Europe, Asia, and America, - noted for its fine, soft, and valuable fur.
2.The fur of the sable.
3.A mourning garment; a funeral robe; - generally in the plural.
4.(Her.) The tincture black; - represented by vertical and horizontal lines crossing each other.
a.1.Of the color of the sable's fur; dark; black; - used chiefly in poetry.
Sable antelope
(Zool.) a large South African antelope (Hippotragus niger). Both sexes have long, sharp horns. The adult male is black; the female is dark chestnut above, white beneath.
Sable iron
a superior quality of Russia iron; - so called because originally stamped with the figure of a sable.
Sable mouse
(Zool.) the lemming.
v. t.1.To render sable or dark; to drape darkly or in black.
[imp. & p. p. Sabled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Sabling .]
Sabled all in black the shady sky.
- G. Fletcher.
Noun1.Sablesable - an artist's brush made of sable hair
2.sable - the expensive dark brown fur of the marten
3.sable - a very dark black
4.sable - a scarf (or trimming) made of sable
5.sable - marten of northern Asian forests having luxuriant dark brown fur
Adj.1.sable - dark somewhat brownish black
achievement, alerion, animal charge, annulet, argent, armorial bearings, armory, arms, atramentous, azure, bandeau, bar, bar sinister, baton, bearings, bend, bend sinister, billet, black, black as coal, black as ebony, black as ink, black as midnight, black as night, black race, blackness, blazon, blazonry, bordure, broad arrow, cadency mark, canton, chaplet, charge, chevron, chief, coal-black, coaly, coat of arms, cockatrice, coronet, crescent, crest, cross, cross moline, crown, dark, dark as night, dark as pitch, darkness, deep black, device, difference, differencing, dusky, eagle, ebon, ebony, ermine, ermines, erminites, erminois, escutcheon, falcon, fess, fess point, field, file, flanch, fleur-de-lis, fret, fur, fusil, garland, gloomy, griffin, gules, gyron, hatchment, helmet, heraldic device, honor point, impalement, impaling, inescutcheon, ink-black, inkiness, inky, jet, jetty, label, lion, lozenge, mantling, marshaling, martlet, mascle, melanism, metal, midnight, motto, mullet, murky, night-black, night-dark, nigrescence, nigritude, nigrous, nombril point, octofoil, or, ordinary, orle, pale, paly, pean, pheon, pitch-black, pitch-dark, pitchy, purpure, quarter, quartering, raven, raven-black, rose, saltire, scutcheon, shield, sloe, sloe-black, sloe-colored, somber, spread eagle, subordinary, tar-black, tarry, tenne, tincture, torse, tressure, unicorn, vair, vert, wreath, yale
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