sard

[ UK /sˈɑːd/ ]
NOUN
  1. a deep orange-red variety of chalcedony
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How To Use sard In A Sentence

  • The couples agreed on a discreet slate-tiled mansard roof extension that gave each house an additional 30sq m of floor space. Times, Sunday Times
  • The narrator is somewhat sardonic about his guests and is perhaps influenced by the three whiskies he's had and the cleanskin he's finishing up with.
  • The flat fourth story is crowned by an emphatic cornice, above which is a tall mansard roof sheltering two more stories.
  • I am never quite clear on whether all this is sartorial or sardonicDad’s way of announcing that he used to be a punker but is now a middle-school English teacher, or if becoming a teacher has actually turned my dad into this genuine throwback. Excerpt: If I Stay by Gayle Forman
  • A similar problem came up yesterday in reading a Boris Akunin story called Strast' i dolg Passion and duty, set in an alternate Russia which has revived tsardom, along with its Table of Ranks and all the rest of the imperial paraphernalia. languagehat.com: TRANSLATION PROBLEMS.
  • Add undrained can of macaroni seasoning with sardines. Archive 2009-03-01
  • Really?" she said, raising a sardonic eyebrow.
  • Oily fish such as herring, kippers, mackerel, pilchards, salmon, sardines and trout, contain oils that can lessen the risk of thrombosis.
  • In the spirit of the colonial revival, they replaced the Victorian era mansard roof with a hip roof with dormers, removed the two-story service wing, replaced windows and doors, and restored or embellished interior woodwork.
  • Lessard leads a double life as a wrestler in the Ontario wrestling circuit and a UW grad student in CS; certainly a feat to behold.
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