from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An abbreviation of Latin secundum artem, according to the rules of art: used in medical prescriptions.
  • An abbreviation of Latin sine anno (without year), without date.
  • An abbreviation of southeast or southeastern.
  • An abbreviation of south latitude.
  • An abbreviation of sine prole, without issue.
  • An abbreviation of South Africa
  • of South America
  • of South Australia.
  • An abbreviation off the Latin sub verbo, under the word;
  • of the Latin spiritus vini or vinosus, spirit of wine;
  • [caps.] of the Latin Sancta Virgo, Holy Virgin;
  • [caps.] of the Latin Sanctitas Vestra, your Holiness;
  • [caps.] of Sons of Veterans.
  • n. An abbreviation: Of the Latin senatus consulto, by decree of the senate (of Rome).
  • n. In printing, of small capitals.
  • n. An abbreviation of Society of Jesus.
  • n. An abbreviation of short meter.
  • n. In exchange transactions, an abbreviation of seller's option. See seller.
  • n. An abbreviation:
  • n. of Sunday-school;
  • n. of steamship, also of screw steamship.
  • n. An abbreviation of sub voce, under the word: used in referring to articles in glossaries and dictionaries.
  • n. An abbreviation of the Latin Scientiæ Baccalaureus, Bachelor of Science;
  • n. of South Britain;
  • n. of Spartan Brotherhood
  • n. of Steamboat.
  • n. An abbreviation of South Carolina
  • n. of Staff Corps
  • n. of Supreme Court.
  • n. An abbreviation of the Latin Scientiæ Doctor, Doctor of Science
  • n. of the Latin salutem dicet. (he or she) sends greeting
  • n. of Senior Deacon;
  • n. of the Latin sine die, without day.
  • n. An abbreviation of Southeastern (Postal District, London)
  • n. of Sanitary Engineer.
  • n. An abbreviation of solicitor-general
  • n. of specific gravity
  • n. of the Latin phrase salutis gratiâ, ‘for the sake of safety’: placed on the upper left-hand margin of Lloyd's marine insurance policies, and equivalent to ‘insured.’
  • n. An abbreviation of Sandwich Islands
  • n. of Staten Island.
  • n. An abbreviation of sergeant at law
  • n. of solicitor at law.
  • n. An abbreviation of the French Sa Majesté, His (or Her) Majesty
  • n. of Senior Magistrate
  • n. of sergeant-major
  • n. of sewing-machine
  • n. of Sons of Malta
  • n. of State Militia
  • n. of the Latin Scientiæ Magister, Master of Science.
  • n. An abbreviation of the Italian senza tempo, without marked time
  • n. of short ton.
  • n. An abbreviation of senior warden; of southwest or southwestern, speeifically of Southwestern Postal District, London.


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