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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of salute.


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  • The rich notes of a robin saluted her from the birch wood, and opened her ears to the day.


  • As soon as the monarch had graciously accepted her hospitable gift, his domestics lifted a small silver table to a convenient height, as he sat on horseback; and Attila, when he had touched the goblet with his lips, again saluted the wife of Onegesius, and continued his march.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • The defection was rapid and universal; his loyal slaves were sacrificed to the public fury; the troops deserted to the standard of Bahram; and the provinces again saluted the deliverer of his country.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • But when Eddy darling had told his story, I saluted, which is difficult in furs, and I stated I was bringin 'him dispatches from the North.

    A Diversity of Creatures

  • Ezra's precious name saluted us, at first, in the title of the book, but in the history we have not met with it till this chapter introduces him into public action in another reign, that of Artaxerxes.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume II (Joshua to Esther)

  • Her feet had hardly "saluted" the shore after the canoe ride when her guide began to talk of the fierce river they would shortly have to ford.

    History of American Women

  • Tapa said musicians like Viomak - a pseudonym forged from her first name Violah and part of her surname - should be "saluted" for their courage in challenging the Mugabe regime.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Arianna Huffington, the Bush administration at first said to he networks, don't show these Osama bin Laden videotapes because they're propaganda, their aiding the enemy cause, and the networks kind of saluted and fell into line.

    CNN Transcript Dec 15, 2001

  • The union "saluted" MEC Ebrahim Rasool for "having the political will to take on fraudsters and fraud syndicates" operating in the social service and welfare department.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • I had shaken hands with Mordaunt, but I advanced and "saluted" madam, and the cheek was suddenly filled with exquisite roses.

    Mohun, or, the Last Days of Lee


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