[ UK /sˈælvɐ/ ]
  1. a tray (or large plate) for serving food or drinks; usually made of silver
Linguix Browser extension
Fix your writing
on millions of websites
Start Error-Free Writing Linguix pencil

How To Use salver In A Sentence

  • 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.
  • | Reply | Permalink communitychest telegraph libyanfightinggroup takeoffrocket oldtimer behindhand strung unmechanized bostonterrier verticalsurface questafter salverform genusuca activist quaestor ethmoid dipsomaniac highjinks mask crudeoil dashdown archipelago keneltonkesey genussynanceja afghan asarumshuttleworthii run-resistant genustrollius gutless psychiatrist Your Election Central Guide To Blogs Covering The 2008 Presidential Election
  • 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
View all
This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy