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sarse (plural sarses)
- (countable) A sieve, especially a very fine one.
- Eye dialect spelling of sauce.
- 1833, John Neal, The Down-Easters, Volume 1:
- I wanted cabbage or potaters, or most any sort o' garden sarse … .
- 1870, Thomas Bailey Aldrich, The Story of a Bad Boy:
- "I don't want any of your sarse," said the boy, scowling.
sarse (third-person singular simple present sarses, present participle sarsing, simple past and past participle sarsed)
- (transitive) To sift through a sieve or sarse.