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  • n  an artist's brush made of sable hairs
  • n  the expensive dark brown fur of the marten
  • n  a very dark black
  • n  a scarf (or trimming) made of sable
  • n  marten of northern Asian forests having luxuriant dark brown fur
  • s  of a dark somewhat brownish black

  • In the realm of fur, sable reigns while mink merely serves (albeit nicely).
  • One was a $10,500 white mink, the other a $35,000 Russian sable.
  • Later it sold a shopper two sable coats, one for herself and one for her sister.
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  • Jim Prentice in
    Sable Island and its storied past are part of Canada's collective soul, and a part of our nation's promise to the future and to new generations of Canadians,said Prentice.
  • Geraldine Brooks in The Oregonian -
    I have a gold sticker on the book, and I hope it's brought me more readers, but I didn't go out and buy a sable coat,Brooks said.
  • Andrew Groves in Wall Street Journal
    Sable Mining CEO Andrew Groves said, "DMC has a world-class portfolio of coal assets in South Africa and Botswana which we plan to fund and develop rapidly towards production. The recent equity placing, which raised US$125 million for Sable Mining,...

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