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Definition of sables

What is the definition of "sables"?
  • sablesnoun
  • 1. Black garments worn in mourning.
    2. Plural form of sable.

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  • "The Prince, out of grateful remembrance of the Princess Sabella's first gift to him bestowed the right of bearing her name upon the most beautiful of the martens, and that is why they are called sables to this day."

    "In France, the cookies are known as sables, galettes or palets; in Scotland, they're shortbread; and here, at home, they are shortbread, sand tarts or simply butter cookies."

    "The Signor Conte kept us waiting twenty minutes, whilst he shaved and exchanged his dressing-gown for the suit of sables which is the correct raiment of the Latin race."

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