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NounEdit

sarse (plural sarses)

  1. (countable) A sieve, especially a very fine one.

VerbEdit

sarse (third-person singular simple present sarses, present participle sarsing, simple past and past participle sarsed)

  1. (transitive) To sift through a sieve or sarse.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

sarse (countable and uncountable, plural sarses)

  1. 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.

VerbEdit

sarse (third-person singular simple present sarses, present participle sarsing, simple past and past participle sarsed)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of sauce.
    • 1859, Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities
      Well, that ‘ud be imposing, too, on Tellson’s. For you cannot sarse the goose and not the gander.

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