Associations to the word «Sax»

Wiktionary

SAX, noun. (rare or obsolete) A knife; a sword; a dagger about 20 inches in length.
SAX, noun. A slate-cutter's hammer; slate-ax.
SAX, verb. (transitive) (UK dialectal) To cut or slash with a sharp instrument; incise; scarify.
SAX, noun. Short form of saxophone.
SAX, abbreviation. (computing) (Internet) Simple API for XML
SAX TUBA, noun. (music) saxhorn
SAX TUBAS, noun. Plural of sax tuba

Dictionary definition

SAX, noun. A Belgian maker of musical instruments who invented the saxophone (1814-1894).
SAX, noun. A single-reed woodwind with a conical bore.

Wise words

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Nathaniel Hawthorne