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sable

General Crossword Questions for “sable”

  • (Fur from) small carnivore
  • Fur
  • Expensive fur
  • Dark brown - black
  • Dark brown fur
  • Fur from member of weasel family
  • Heraldic black
  • Black fur
  • Black can opener is mislaid
  • Island's turning black
  • British involved in selling fur
  • Fur that's not initially practical
  • Black sword changes hands
  • Small island turning black
  • Black - fur

Encyclopedia

  • The sable (Martes zibellina) is a species of marten which inhabits forest environments, The name sable appears to be of Slavic origin and to have entered. — “Sable - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Sable Island (French: île de Sable) is a small Canadian island situated 300 km southeast of mainland Nova Scotia in the Atlantic Ocean. The island is a year-round home to approximately five people (four Environment Canada station personnel and one resident researcher). — “Sable Island - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • H. n. variani (Giant Sable Antelope) of central Angola which is classified as critically endangered The Sable Antelope stands 120 to 140 centimetres at the shoulder and weigh 200 to 270 kilograms, males being larger than females. — “Sable Antelope - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • He spoke in a commanding tone, and drew the sable band from his forehead. — “The Monk” by Matthew Lewis
  • However, at nine o'clock the prince, in his velvet coat with a sable collar and cap, went out for his usual walk. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • All the children of the village, and most of the women, were admiring these sable warders and the closed windows of the house and forge; and as I came up, one of the two warders (the postboy) knocked at the door,–implying that I was far too much exhausted by grief to have strength remaining to knock for myself. — “Great expectations” by Charles Dickens
  • The brilliancy of her eyes, the superb arch of her eyebrows, her well-formed aquiline nose, her teeth as white as pearl, and the profusion of her sable tresses, which, each arranged in its own little spiral of twisted curls, fell down upon as much of a lovely neck and bosom as a simarre of the richest Persian silk, exhibiting flowers in their natural colours embossed upon a purple ground, permitted to be visible–all these constituted a combination of loveliness, which yielded not to the most beautiful of the maidens who surrounded her. — “Ivanhoe” by Sir Walter Scott
  • When the race Of ancient kings had vanish'd (all save one Wrapt up in sable weeds) within my gripe I found the reins of empire, and such powers Of new acquirement, with full store of friends, That soon the widow'd circlet of the crown Was girt upon the temples of my son, He, from whose bones th' anointed race begins. — “The Divine Comedy” by Dante Alighieri
  • He pleased himself by noting down with a pencil, in his big schoolboy handwriting, the various items of his portable property which might be sold for his widow's advantage as, for example, "My double-barril by Manton, say 40 guineas; my driving cloak, lined with sable fur, 50 pounds; my duelling pistols in rosewood case (same which I shot Captain Marker), 20 pounds; my regulation saddle-holsters and housings; my Laurie ditto," and so forth, over all of which articles he made Rebecca the mistress. — “Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray

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