Salamander

[s_ˈa_l_ɐ_m_ˌa_n_d_ə], [sˈalɐmˌandə], [sˈalɐmˌandə]

Definitions of salamander:

  1.   any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed
  2.   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.
  3.   A large poker.
  4.   A genus of reptiles allied to the frog, once supposed able to live in fire.
  5.   An order of the Amphibia class which includes salamanders and newts. They are characterized by usually having slim bodies and tails, four limbs of about equal size ( except in Sirenidae), and a reduction in skull bones.
  6.   A fabulous animal, said to have been able to live amongst fire; a reptile of the lizard kind.
  7.   Salamandrine.
  8.   Solidified material in a furnace hearth.
  9.   The pouched gopher ( Geomys tuza) of the Southern United States.
  10.   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.
  11.   A lizard like animal fabled to live in fire.
  12.   fire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle; used to stir a fire
  13.   reptilian creature supposed to live in fire
  14.   A culinary utensil of metal with a plate or disk which is heated, and held over pastry, etc., to brown it.
  15.   Any one of numerous species of Urodela, belonging to Salamandra, Amblystoma, Plethodon, and various allied genera, especially those that are more or less terrestrial in their habits.
  16.   Small reptile, once thought to be able to live in fire.

Usage examples for salamander:

  1. We were aided by our guide, Big Otter, who cut down and cut up the nearest dead trees, and by Salamander who carried them to the camp. ” – The Big Otter by R.M. Ballantyne
  2. 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
  3. The salamander hit him, sank into him and shone through him. ” – The Sky Is Falling by Lester del Rey
  4. “ 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
  5. “ 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
  6. On the 4th of September, the Salamander sailed for Norfolk- Island, with one hundred and sixty male convicts, some stores, and provisions: two non- commissioned officers, and eleven privates of the New South Wales corps went as a guard. ” – An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island by John Hunter
  7. 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
  8. Behind, he carried a magic- lantern, and two boxes, which I well knew, in one of which was a salamander and in the other a mandrake. ” – In a Glass Darkly, v. 3/3 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  9. As for Salamander send him where you please. ” – The Big Otter by R.M. Ballantyne
  10. What salamander singed off your eyebrows? ” – The Satyricon, Complete by Petronius Arbiter
  11. 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
  12. Now then, Salamander fetch the big kettle. ” – The Big Otter by R.M. Ballantyne
  13. “ Constance could not have been much closer to it without being a salamander – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  14. The salamander turned, heading toward the others. ” – The Sky Is Falling by Lester del Rey
  15. “ I only regret that its form is not a little more slender, its cone more graceful; it ought to be terminated by a metal group, some Gothic ornament, a salamander escaping from it with outspread wings and open beak. ” – The Moon-Voyage by Jules Verne
  16. 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
  17. “ " You're a salamander or you wouldn't say that," growled Higson. ” – The Three Lieutenants by W.H.G. Kingston
  18. Set it before the fire, brown it with a salamander and serve it up with gravy, mushroom ketchup, lemon juice, and a piece of butter rolled in flour. ” – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  19. 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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