• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Savine (Bot) A coniferous shrub (Juniperus Sabina) of Western Asia, occasionally found also in the northern parts of the United States and in British America. It is a compact bush, with dark-colored foliage, and produces small berries having a glaucous bloom. Its bitter, acrid tops are sometimes used in medicine for gout, amenorrhœa, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Savine a low much-branched and widely-spreading shrub (Juniperus Sabina), with very small imbricated evergreen leaves, its fresh tops yielding an irritant volatile oil, anthelmintic and abortifacient: the American red cedar.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. saveine, AS. safinæ, savine, L. sabina herba,. Cf. Sabine
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. sabine—L. sabina (herba), Sabine herb.


In literature:

But I was feelin' so good over savin' ye that I had to have my little joke.
"The Rainy Day Railroad War" by Holman Day
Mis' Roby tole Marse Billy she couldn' help savin' dat Yankee, he too much of er boy.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Various
I was just naturally savin' him for the birling match next Fourther July.
"Americans All" by Various
It's my opinion there's a chance of savin' a wreck if only good brains was set to work to do it.
"Under the Waves" by R M Ballantyne
I'm a-savin' some for their weddin', bless Gord, if I ever sees a man fitten for 'em.
"The Bishop of Cottontown" by John Trotwood Moore
Two years had passed away, and The Savins lay basking in the heat of an August noon.
"Teddy: Her Book" by Anna Chapin Ray
Is dish yer de way you thanks folks fer savin' yo' life?
"Nights With Uncle Remus" by Joel Chandler Harris
I had to feed de pig, so I had begun savin'.
"Booker T. Washington" by Emmett J. Scott and Lyman Beecher Stowe
It 'ud stan' 'em in hand to be savin'.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 26, August, 1880" by Various
An' it were to be the savin' o' her life, she would never confess to a praste again, or take the holy wafer from his hands.
"Live to be Useful" by Anonymous
It's the only chance; an' for the savin' o' my own life!
"The Flag of Distress" by Mayne Reid
And she could a-took my savin's.
"Blue Ridge Country" by Jean Thomas
I been dodgin' revenuers fifteen year, an' I'll dodge ag'in, an' take my savin's along, too.
"Heart of the Blue Ridge" by Waldron Baily
Yore savin' Sandy has set you solid with the hunters.
"A Man to His Mate" by J. Allan Dunn
He had thought of savin' the life of a summer visitor, but the law read that he must save life anyhow, without lookin' for pay.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Stories" by Various
They wouldn't take a nickel off her then, because they was savin' her for the big play.
"Kid Scanlan" by H. C. Witwer
An' I personal guarantees that savin' racket goes.
"The One-Way Trail" by Ridgwell Cullum
I doant care for money in the savin's bank, or a house that they tax all out o' sight.
"Hope Mills" by Amanda M. Douglas
Marster give me a new saddle for savin' de hosses.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
You'll be savin' fifty cents, and the ride won't cost you nothin'.
"Anything Once" by Douglas Grant

In poetry:

But tha knows 'at for monny a wick
Aw've been savin mi brass to get wed;
An aw'd meant thee gooin wi' me to pick
Aght some chairs an a table an bed.
"Matty's Reason" by John Hartley
Savin he was, but for love o' the gear;
Carefu he was, but a' for himsel;
He carried the bag to his hert sae near
What fell i' the ane i' the ither fell.
"Godly Ballants" by George MacDonald
"Listen, you folks," I heard him say.
"Here's Grand-papa what's come.
Savin' he teached me how to play,
I mighta been a bum.
Come on, Grand-pop, git up an' show
How you kin trumpet Ol' Black Joe."
"Segregation" by Robert W Service
Sure 'tis the love of childer makes for savin' of the soul,
And in Maternity the hope of humankind we see;
So though she wears no halo, headin' out for Heaven's goal,
Awheelin' of a double pram,—bless Montreal Maree!
"The Twins Of Lucky Strike" by Robert W Service
"Huh! Rescue work!" she sneers. 'Er eyes is bright;
'Er voice is 'ard. "I'm a deservin' case.
Me? Fancy! Don't I look a pretty sight
To come to savin' grace?
Pity the sinner -- Aw, don't come that trick!
It makes me sick!"
"Rose" by C J Dennis
The weeks and months dragged by us; and sometimes the boy would write
A letter to his mother, savin' that his work was light,
And not to feel oneasy about his health a bit--
Though his business was confinin', he was gittin' used to it.
"How John Quit The Farm" by James Whitcomb Riley

In news:

An alleged Adams Corner carjacking led to a wild chase Monday night, with Boston police pursuing and shooting a suspect before apprehending him at the corner of Savin Hill Avenue and Dorchester Avenue.
The biopic chronicling the last six years of Wilson's life comes from Randall Miller and Jody Savin via Unclaimed Freight Productions.
Cost Savin' and Money Makin ' in Self-Storage.
Howard Zinn Speaks at Columbia Savin Hill Civic Assn.
The Vietnam War was tearing our country apart, many Dorchester youth were serving and dying, and an unlikely speaker was at the monthly Columbia Savin Hill Civic Association meeting one night in the early 1970s.
Bruce Springsteen performs " Savin ' Up" in St Paul.
Savin ' the Haven from the heat Click to enlarge.
After 14 months at the helm, Savin Hill's Bill Walczak is out as president of Carney Hospital.
Savin Hill residents heard from one of the region's leading auto dealers Thursday about his plan to bring a pre-owned BMW dealership to Columbia Point, an area expected to see high growth in residences and businesses.
A Savin Hill woman — fed up with the lack of a fix to a dangerous pedestrian crossing on Morrissey Boulevard— has produced a short video that illustrates the hazards at the intersection.
Landlord will move to evict Savin Hill tenants.
47-49 Savin Hill Ave: Landlord has told police he will evict tenants who were involved in brawl on Friday.
How can that be, for a Savin' Maven bargain hunter like me.
Savin Hill's Tayler takes the lead in Steinbeck's 'Of Mice and Men.
Savin Hill's Phil Taylor stars in Moonbox Productions "Of Mice and Men.".

In science:

In fact, similar behavior has been measured by Savin et al.
Reply to comment on "Simple one-dimensional model of heat conduction which obeys Fourier's law"
Hui Cao, Gregor Hackenbroich, Dmitry Savin, and Hans-J¨urgen Sommers are acknowledged for helpful discussions.
Mode statistics in random lasers
Predictions using two alternative PDFs are compared with the present data: CTEQ6.5M and MRST-2004-NLO . • The model presented in the review of Ivanov, Nikolaev and Savin (INS ) is framed in the kt -factorisation dipole approach.
Diffractive Electroproduction of rho and phi Mesons at HERA
It also becomes an important process within the “fossil” HII regions left behind by the first generation of massive stars (Oh & Haiman, 2003; Nagakura & Omukai, 2005; Glover, Savin & Jappsen, 2006; Kreckel et al., 2010).
The First Stars
More recently, work by Yoshida et al. (2007) has suggested that H+ 2 may be an important coolant in some circumstances, while Glover & Savin (2006) show that H+ 3 is also worthy of attention.
The First Stars
Savin for constructive discussions and assistance.
A Simple Mode on a Highly Excited Background: Collective Strength and Damping in the Continuum
Comparison with experiment (Savin, 1999) shows the GF, and modifications by Merts and by Burgess and Tworkowski (1976), to be reliable to approximately a factor of 2.
Atomic Data for X-ray Astrophysics
Comparison with Savin et al. (1999a) shows adequate agreement, although their work leaves out important autoionizing channels by not explicitly calculating capture to states with n ≥ 15.
Atomic Data for X-ray Astrophysics
DW calculations using MCDF orbitals have been carried out for B-like ions by (Chen, Reed, Guo and Savin, 1998).
Atomic Data for X-ray Astrophysics
Comparison with experiment (Savin et al., 1999a) shows that the MCDF rate coefficients agree with experiment to within ≃ 30%.
Atomic Data for X-ray Astrophysics
Savin, these proceedings and references therein.
Hadronic Final States
Gozzi F., Marinelli C., Savin S., On control led linear diffusions with delay in a model of optimal advertising under uncertainty with memory effects, Journal of Optimization, Theory and Applications, to appear.
HJB Equations for the Optimal Control of Differential Equations with Delays and State Constraints, II: Optimal Feedbacks and Approximations
Savin, On minimal representations definitions and properties, Represent.
Algebraic analysis of minimal representations
Savin, The smal lest representation of simply laced groups, Festschrift in honor of I. I.
Algebraic analysis of minimal representations
Recent attempts to identify the diffuse interstellar bands is not included, but instead we refer the reader to a review on laboratory astrophysics (Savin et al. 2011) that includes a discussion of this topic.
Division Xii/commission 14/WORKING Group on Molecular Data