(?), a. [L. sapiens, -entis, p. pr. of sapere to taste, to have sense, to know. See Sage, a.] Wise; sage; discerning; -- often in irony or contempt.
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Where the sapient king
Held dalliance with his fair Egyptian spouse.
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Syn. -- Sage; sagacious; knowing; wise; discerning.
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