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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sa·vor, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Savored p. pr. & vb. n. Savoring.]  [Written also savour.]
 1. To have a particular smell or taste; -- with of.
 2. To partake of the quality or nature; to indicate the presence or influence; to smack; -- with of.
    This savors not much of distraction.   --Shak.
    I have rejected everything that savors of party.   --Addison.
 3. To use the sense of taste. [Obs.]
    By sight, hearing, smelling, tasting or savoring, and feeling.   --Chaucer.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 savoring
      n : taking a small amount into the mouth to test its quality;
          "cooking was fine but it was the savoring that he enjoyed
          most" [syn: tasting, savouring, relishing, degustation]