Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
SAE or Sae may refer to:
Usage examples of "sae".
The Powers aboon can only ken To whom the heart is seen, That nane can be sae dear to me As my sweet lovely Jean!
I feared Moncrieff had killt Simon, and sae I set aff hame as fast as I could, unsteady as I was.
I can bring mysell to ask a favour of ane that winna sae muckle as ware a word on me, to tell me if he hears me speaking till him.
It wasna sae in the time when Gawin Elliot that Glenfernie draws frae was hanged for gieing us that word!
Alec Forbes has cost me sae muckle in drink to haud my hert up, that I winna drink in his company.
But ye winna get Maggie to merry ye sae long as she disna believe ye loe her Lord as well as she loes him hersel.
Her voice sae saft, sae sweet and clear, Afar in yonder bower sae green, The mavis quits her lay to hear A bonnier sang frae lovely Jean.
However, it is either my strength failing, that I canna won sae weel through the snaw, or I never saw it lying sae deep before.
Sae let Mr R---and his son bide where they are yonder, for ye sanna stir a foot to bring them out the day.
I hae livd this threty yeirs and three,And I neer yet saw the Tyne sae big,Nor rinning ance sae like a sea.
I cannot say I thought he brought out the Gospel authorities half sae weel as our minister-our minister is thought the best divine and the best preacher atween this and Edinburgh--Dinna ye think he was likely to be right?
Erl of MarrWith all his men in arms did ryse,Even frae Curgarf to Craigyvar:And down the syde of Don richt far,Angus and Mearns did all conveneTo fecht, or Donald came sae narThe ryall bruch of Aberdene.
I, for my pairt, confess nae obligation but to drap workin, and sit doon wi' clean han's, or as clean as I can weel mak them, to the speeritooal table o' my Lord, whaur I aye try as weel to weir a clean and a cheerfu' face--that is, sae far as the sermon will permit--and there's aye a pyke o' mate somewhaur intil 't!
Who are you to be speakin' to your elders and betters in such a way, you and your evil tribe a-traipsin' the hills in rags and tatters, wi'out sae much as a pot to piss in?