1 a minced pork, beef, or other meat seasoned and often mixed with other ingredients, encased in cylindrical form in a skin, for cooking and eating hot or cold. b a length of this.
2 a sausage-shaped object.
not a sausage colloq. nothing at all. sausage dog Brit. colloq. a dachshund. sausage machine
1 a sausage-making machine.
2 a relentlessly uniform process. sausage meat minced meat used in sausages or as a stuffing etc. sausage roll Brit. sausage meat enclosed in a pastry roll and baked.
ME f. ONF saussiche f. med.L salsicia f. L salsus: see SAUCE
, bangers, black pudding, blood pudding, bologna, braunschweiger, frank, frankfurter, gooseliver, headcheese, hot dog, knockwurst, liver sausage
, liverwurst, salami, saucisse, weenie, wiener, wienerwurst, wienie