salver

[ UK /sˈælvɐ/ ]
NOUN
  1. a tray (or large plate) for serving food or drinks; usually made of silver
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  • Quacks or quack salvers are named from quicksilver ointment peddlers who treated syphilis in the 16th century.
  • Annette-Gabriele Purshouse, 18, was presented with the silver salver for the WI Diamond Jubilee Award last Wednesday at the group's annual meeting at the Wiltshire Music Centre.
  • Hence the term quack-salver was commonly used in the seventeenth century, signifying an ignorant person, who was wont to extol the curative virtues of his salves. Primitive Psycho-Therapy and Quackery
  • The waiter lifted the salver to reveal a rack of lamb surrounded by courgettes and tiny new potatoes.
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  • Stafford near Dunrobin Castle in Sutherlandshire, in which the usual ringent form of the corolla was replaced by the form called salver-shaped. Vegetable Teratology An Account of the Principal Deviations from the Usual Construction of Plants
  • He held a salver in his hand, and on the salver was a letter. From out the Vasty Deep
  • We were waited on hand and foot, served from silver salvers with tasty canapés and our glasses were never empty,’ said Mr Clarkson.
  • She proudly displays a silver salver from the Council's gardening competition last year.
  • I can see my old cousin still in what she termed her breakfast room, dressed very handsomely, standing before a bare mahogany table on which a maid placed the considerable array of a silver salver without legs, which was set on a folded cloth and held the sugar-loaf and the sugar-cutter; and another salver with legs that bore various bowls and one beautiful silver sugar-box which was kept filled high for her husband's toddy. Home Life in Colonial Days
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