Savoring
Savor Sa"vor, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Savored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Savoring}.] [Cf. OF. savorer, F. savourer. See {Savor}, n.] [Written also {savour}.] 1. To have a particular smell or taste; -- with of. [1913 Webster]

2. To partake of the quality or nature; to indicate the presence or influence; to smack; -- with of. [1913 Webster]

This savors not much of distraction. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

I have rejected everything that savors of party. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

3. To use the sense of taste. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

By sight, hearing, smelling, tasting or savoring, and feeling. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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