Sausage Sau"sage (?; 48), n. [F. saucisse, LL. salcitia, salsicia, fr. salsa. See {Sauce}.] 1. An article of food consisting of meat (esp. pork) minced and highly seasoned, and inclosed in a cylindrical case or skin usually made of the prepared intestine of some animal. [1913 Webster]

2. A saucisson. See {Saucisson}. --Wilhelm. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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