1. (imp.) Saw.

2. (n.) Trial by sample; assay; sample; specimen; smack.

3. (n.) Tried quality; temper; proof.

4. (n.) Essay; trial; attempt.

5. (v. t.) To try; to assay.

6. (n.) A kind of silk or satin.

7. (n.) A delicate kind of serge, or woolen cloth.

8. (v. t.) To utter or express in words; to tell; to speak; to declare; as, he said many wise things.

9. (v. t.) To repeat; to rehearse; to recite; to pronounce; as, to say a lesson.

10. (v. t.) To announce as a decision or opinion; to state positively; to assert; hence, to form an opinion upon; to be sure about; to be determined in mind as to.

11. (v. t.) To mention or suggest as an estimate, hypothesis, or approximation; hence, to suppose; -- in the imperative, followed sometimes by the subjunctive; as, he had, say fifty thousand dollars; the fox had run, say ten miles.

12. (v. i.) To speak; to express an opinion; to make answer; to reply.

13. (n.) A speech; something said; an expression of opinion; a current story; a maxim or proverb.

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