3. bacon (slang)
4. liquor (dialect and slang)
5. mild weather (dialect)
1. to wheedle, to cant
2. to act the sawney, to fool
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noun 1: from Scot. local variant of Sandy, short for Alexander;
the connexion of the other senses is doubtful
a 1700 (for noun 2.) - A New Dictionary of the Terms Ancient and Modem of the
Canting Crew, B.E.;
"Sawny, a Fool. He's a meer Sawny, he is very soft."
From: Stultifera Navis
The Modern Ship of Fools
By William Henry Ireland, 1807
Section LI. Of Gentleman Fools.