Sausage meaning

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A small cylinder-shaped serving of this meat.
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Finely chopped and seasoned meat, especially pork, usually stuffed into a prepared animal intestine or other casing and cooked or cured.
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A single patty or link of this mixture.
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Pork or other meat, chopped fine, highly seasoned, and either stuffed into membranous casings of varying size, as bologna or salami, or made into patties for cooking.
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Sausage is chopped and seasoned meat, especially pork, usually stuffed into a casing.

An example of sausage is salami.

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A food made of ground meat (meat substitute) and seasoning, packed in a cylindrical casing; a length of this food.
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A sausage-shaped thing.
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(slang) Penis.
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A term of endearment.

My little sausage.

Silly sausage.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
sausage
Plural:
sausages

Origin of sausage

  • Middle English sausige from Anglo-Norman sausiche from Vulgar Latin salsīcia from Late Latin neuter pl. of salsīcius prepared by salting from salsus salted sauce

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From late Middle English sausige, from Anglo-Norman saussiche (compare Jèrriais saûciche), from Late Latin salsÄ«cia (compare Spanish salchicha, Italian salsiccia), neuter plural of salsÄ«cius (“seasoned with salt"), derivative of Latin salsus (“salted"), from sal (“salt"). More at salt.

    From Wiktionary