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Meaning of SAVE-ALL

Pronunciation:  seyv ol

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a net hung between ship and pier while loading a ship
  2. [n]  a sail set to catch wind spilled from a larger sail
  3. [n]  a receptacle for catching waste products for further use
 

SAVE-ALL is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: canvas, canvass, mesh, net, receptacle, sail, sheet

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Save"-all`\, n. [Save + all.]
Anything which saves fragments, or prevents waste or loss.
Specifically:
(a) A device in a candlestick to hold the ends of candles, so
    that they be burned.
(b) (Naut.) A small sail sometimes set under the foot of
    another sail, to catch the wind that would pass under it.
    --Totten.
(c) A trough to prevent waste in a paper-making machine.

 

 

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