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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sauce /ˈsɔs, ||ˈsæs ||/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sauce n.
 1. A composition of condiments and appetizing ingredients eaten with food as a relish; especially, a dressing for meat or fish or for puddings; as, mint sauce; sweet sauce, etc. “Poignant sauce.”
    High sauces and rich spices fetched from the Indies.   --Sir S. Baker.
 2. Any garden vegetables eaten with meat. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U.S.]
    Roots, herbs, vine fruits, and salad flowers . . . they dish up various ways, and find them very delicious sauce to their meats, both roasted and boiled, fresh and salt.   --Beverly.
 3. Stewed or preserved fruit eaten with other food as a relish; as, apple sauce, cranberry sauce, etc. [U.S.] “Stewed apple sauce.”
 4. Sauciness; impertinence. [Low.]
 To serve one the same sauce, to retaliate in the same kind. [Vulgar]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sauce v. t.  [imp. & p. p. Sauced p. pr. & vb. n. Saucing ]
 1. To accompany with something intended to give a higher relish; to supply with appetizing condiments; to season; to flavor.
 2. To cause to relish anything, as if with a sauce; to tickle or gratify, as the palate; to please; to stimulate; hence, to cover, mingle, or dress, as if with sauce; to make an application to. [R.]
 Earth, yield me roots;
 Who seeks for better of thee, sauce his palate
 With thy most operant poison!   --Shak.
 3. To make poignant; to give zest, flavor or interest to; to set off; to vary and render attractive.
    Then fell she to sauce her desires with threatenings.   --Sir P. Sidney.
    Thou sayest his meat was sauced with thy upbraidings.   --Shak.
 4. To treat with bitter, pert, or tart language; to be impudent or saucy to. [Colloq. or Low]
    I'll sauce her with bitter words.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sauce n.  Fine Art A soft crayon for use in stump drawing or in shading with the stump.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : flavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an
          accompaniment to food
      v 1: behave saucy or impudently towards
      2: dress (food) with a relish
      3: add zest or flavor to, make more interesting; "sauce the