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Definitions of salve

  1. To save, as a ship or property, from danger. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To save, as a ship or goods, from the perils of the sea. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To say Salve to; to greet; to salute. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To apply ointment to; to smooth over or palliate. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. apply a salve to Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. save from ruin, destruction, or harm Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7. To save. See Salvage. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. To heal by the external application of an ointment. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. An adhesive composition or substance to be applied to wounds or sores; a healing ointment. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A soothing remedy or antidote. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To heal by applications or medicaments; to cure by remedial treatment; to apply salve to; as, to salve a wound. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. To heal; to remedy; to cure; to make good; to soothe, as with an ointment, especially by some device, trick, or quibble; to gloss over. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. A healing ointment. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. (B.) An ointment: anything to cure sores. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. Ointment or remedy for wounds or sores. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. An adhesive composition or an ointment applied to wounds or sores; help; remedy. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. An ointment for healing. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  18. Hail! Webster Dictionary DB
  19. Hall! a form of address or greeting. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for salve

  1. We're ahead five hundred dollars a waggin, besides th' other imposts an' th' salve money; our waggins air waitin' fer us when we go back, an' our goods air comin' in from th' ranchos in carretas an' by pack mule, under hay, hoja an' faggots, an' other stuff. – Bring Me His Ears by Clarence E. Mulford
  2. But thither the swift Hours lead us, And thou dost but a while precede us, Salve salve – The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
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