salver

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English *salvere, from Old English *sealfere (salver, one who anoints), equivalent to salve +‎ -er. Cognate with Dutch zalver (salver), German Salber (salver).

Noun[edit]

salver (plural salvers)

  1. One who salves or cures.
  2. One who pretends to cure; quacksalver.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From salve (to save) +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

salver (plural salvers)

  1. One who salves or saves goods, etc. from destruction or loss.

Etymology 3[edit]

[circa 1660] From French salve (tray used for presenting objects to the king), with ending modified on the model of platter, from Spanish salva (a testing of food or drink to test for poison), from salvar (to save, taste food for one's master), from Latin salvō (save, verb). More at save.

Noun[edit]

salver (plural salvers)

  1. A tray used to display or serve food.
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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

salver c

  1. plural indefinite of salve

Verb[edit]

salver

  1. present tense of salve

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

salver

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of salvō

Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

salver

  1. Alternative form of sauver