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sable

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Clothes, Animals
sablesa‧ble1 /ˈseɪbəl/ noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 DCCHBAan expensive fur used to make coats etc, or the small animal that this fur comes from
Examples from the Corpus
sableBut I'd have slept with them for sables - Zee brushes not zee furs!From the Gerand range are Golden Synthetic Hair brushes, a superb imitation sable, similar to the natural product.You like mink, or you like sable?Daler-Rowney offer Bristlewhite pure hog brushes, the well-known Dalon range which are an excellent synthetic version of sable.
Related topics: Colours
sablesable2 adjective literary 🔊 🔊 CCblack or very dark in colour
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