sandever
Sandiver San"di*ver, n. [Perh. fr. OF. sa["i]n grease, fat + de of + verre glass (cf. {Saim}), or fr. F. sel de verre sandiver.] A whitish substance which is cast up, as a scum, from the materials of glass in fusion, and, floating on the top, is skimmed off; -- called also {glass gall}. [Formerly written also {sandever}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Sandever — San de*ver, n. See {Sandiver}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sandever — This is a topographical and locational name of ancient origins. It derives from the Olde English Sand Forda , meaning one who dwelt at or was responsible for the Sandy Ford , or from residence at one of the several villages called Sandford or… …   Surnames reference

  • sandever — san·de·ver …   English syllables

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  • glass gall — Sandiver San di*ver, n. [Perh. fr. OF. sa[ i]n grease, fat + de of + verre glass (cf. {Saim}), or fr. F. sel de verre sandiver.] A whitish substance which is cast up, as a scum, from the materials of glass in fusion, and, floating on the top, is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sandiver — San di*ver, n. [Perh. fr. OF. sa[ i]n grease, fat + de of + verre glass (cf. {Saim}), or fr. F. sel de verre sandiver.] A whitish substance which is cast up, as a scum, from the materials of glass in fusion, and, floating on the top, is skimmed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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