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Definitions of Sai

  1. See Capuchin, 3 ( a).
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Usage examples for Sai

  1. On one occasion, Sai, as the panther was called, finding the lad sitting upright on the step fast asleep, lifted his paw, and gave him a blow on the side of the head, which knocked him down, and then stood wagging his tail, as if enjoying the mischief he had done. – Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
  2. Father, gradation of terms signifying, 171. Feast- days, Shinto, 103, 137: Fencing, Japanese, an example of antipodal action, 7- 8. Festival of the dead, dances of the, 202. Festival- processions, Shinto, 103. Festivals of the Ujigami, 84, 137, 140- 142; laws as to presents at boys', 165: Shin- Sho- Sai, 245; temple, 84, 459. Feudalism, Japanese so- called, 230- 238, 253. Flower- arrangement, art of, 358- 359. Flower- daughter, the, 64. Food, the use by ghosts of, 29- 30; offerings of, to the dead, 29- 30, 45; offerings to the gods, 53 n. – Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation by Lafcadio Hearn
  3. The fellow had sailed on the feast day of Sai- Kao because on that day the Likin or native customs were closed. – Mortmain by Arthur Cheny Train
  4. He's obliged to be in Lunnun to- day, sir, but he towld me to sai to you, sir, that you're to taik everythink in the 'ouse you want, sir. – The Lure of the Camera by Charles S. Olcott
  5. On another occasion, as an old woman was sweeping the hall with a short broom, which brought her nearly down upon all fours, Sai, who was hidden under the sofa, suddenly leaped upon her back, where he stood in triumph. – Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
  6. Or resui princes, or sui pages, Or sai parler trestous langages; Autre ore sui viex et chenus, Or resui jones devenus. – A Short History of French Literature by George Saintsbury
  7. The process abridged is, Four days indigo and a small quantity of sai- gee. – The Journal Of A Mission To The Interior Of Africa, In The Year 1805 by Mungo Park
  8. 429 Sai, Al-, the ceremony so called, ii. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  9. And note that when so ever I sai bredeth, it signifieth the space of the middest from Southe to Northe, and saiyng length, that whiche is from weste to Easte. – Machiavelli, Volume I The Art of War; and The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
  10. Certainly none but a pilgrim could guess that the author refers to the rites called Al- Umrah and Al- Sai, or the running between Mounts Safa and Marwah. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  11. The mandarin now opened his wooden chest and drew forth the Great Book of Magic he had stolen from Haot- sai. – American Fairy Tales by L. Frank Baum
  12. This suited the mandarin very well; but before he left China he stole the Great Book of Magic that belonged to the wise magician Haot- sai. – American Fairy Tales by L. Frank Baum
  13. When the Sai rite is performed, as it should be, by a pedestrian, he mounts the steps to about the height of a man, and then turns towards the temple. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
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