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sage

adjective uk   us   /seɪdʒ/ literary
sagely
adverb uk   us   /ˈseɪdʒ.li/ literary
He nodded his head sagely.

sage

noun uk   us   /seɪdʒ/

sage noun (PLANT)

[U] a plant whose greyish-green leaves are used as a herb to give flavour to some foods: sage-and-onion stuffing

sage noun (WISE)

[C] literary or humorous a person, especially an old man, who is wise
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