IPA: sˈeɪbʌɫ


  • (countable) A small carnivorous mammal of the Old World that resembles a weasel, Martes zibellina, from cold regions in Eurasia and the North Pacific islands, valued for its dark brown fur (Wikipedia).
  • (countable) The marten, especially Martes americana (syn. Mustela americana).
  • (countable and uncountable) The fur or pelt of the sable or other species of martens; a coat made from this fur.
  • (countable) An artist's brush made from the fur of the sable (Wikipedia).
  • (heraldry) A black colour on a coat of arms (Wikipedia).
  • (countable and uncountable) A dark brown colour, resembling the fur of some sables.
  • (in the plural, sables) Black garments, especially worn in mourning.
  • The sablefish.
  • A surname.


  • Of the black colour sable.
  • (heraldry): In blazon, of the colour black.
  • Made of sable fur.
  • Dark, somber.
  • (obsolete, literary) Dark-skinned; black.

Examples of "sable" in Sentences

  • A sable eye and ear on or dexter.
  • A pair of sable lips on argent, sinister.
  • Dexter a sable antelope and sinister a leopard.
  • A sable annulus linked with an or alpha on azure.
  • Sable a griffin argent with beak and forelegs or.
  • A sable is a mammal in the mustelid weasel family.
  • Another name for a shaded sable is a tri factored sable and white.
  • Hammerhead betrays them all, and injects Sable with a tranquilizer.
  • Sable then tried to perform her Sable Bomb but Tori jumped out of it.
  • In one and four cantons swan sable in two and three cantons a lymphad sable.
  • HE shadow of the termination now descended in sable thunder-clouds upon our devoted nobs.
  • First Impression: A sable is a luxurious fur, which may explain why people think Sable has posh, fashionable flair.
  • On the sixth day there will come forth to thee a black Shaykh, clad all in sable, with a long white beard, flowing down to his navel.
  • He was thinking of a certain Russian sable coat that lay in his trunk at the cabin, and guarded from prying eyes by only a flimsy trunk lock.
  • At the school for retarded children, we see one: she has bedecked herself with assorted dolls as elegantly as a young society matron in sable furs.
  • The Tzar went to the entrance, and found the whole city hill so "rolled in sable smoke", that he could distinguish nothing, and, going back to his place, desired that the service should continue.

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