salamander

[s_ˈa_l_ɐ_m_ˌa_n_d_ə], [sˈalɐmˌandə], [sˈalɐmˌandə]

Definitions of salamander:

  1.   Salamandrine. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2.   Small reptile, once thought to be able to live in fire. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  3.   A genus of reptiles allied to the frog, once supposed able to live in fire. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4.   A fabulous animal, said to have been able to live amongst fire; a reptile of the lizard kind. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5.   An amphibious animal, allied to the newts, and fabled to be able to live in fire. Salamander's hair or wool, a name given to a species of asbestos or mineral flax. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6.   An animal resembling a lizard, able to live both on land and in water, and believed by the ancients to be able to live in fire. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for salamander:

  1. What salamander singed off your eyebrows? ” – The Satyricon, Complete by Petronius Arbiter
  2. When Carrie returned from the night school, she found us all gathered round the fire in peaceful idleness, listening to Allan's stories, with Dot on the rug, basking in the heat like a youthful salamander – Esther A Book for Girls by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  3. The salamander hit him, sank into him and shone through him. ” – The Sky Is Falling by Lester del Rey
  4. Put a bit of butter on the top, and brown them in an oven, or before the fire, or with a salamander – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  5. “ Henderson recommends the following varieties: Henderson's New York, Black- seeded Simpson, Salamander and All the Year Round. ” – The Home Acre by E. P. Roe
  6. But Francis was also said to have been, for a short time, attached to her; and the poetic contrast of the frigid moon and the fiery salamander was perhaps worth the dramatic sacrifice of Cristina's accuracy. ” – A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.) by Mrs. Sutherland Orr
  7. The salamander turned, heading toward the others. ” – The Sky Is Falling by Lester del Rey
  8. “ I say on the printed page because few men are there who will not recognize the justice of the type of Salamander here portrayed. ” – The Salamander by Owen Johnson
  9. Den Salamander muss ich ihr Erst bringen aus dem Feuer her, Dann lohnet auch die Liebste mir Und tut dann ganz mir nach Begehr. ” – An anthology of German literature by Calvin Thomas
  10. Sprinkle grated breadcrumbs over, brown with a salamander and serve with brown gravy. ” – Dressed Game and Poultry à la Mode by Harriet A. de Salis

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