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  • n. Plural form of salver.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • On Wednesday, the salvers SMIT International, Singapore, recovered 15 containers from the sea.

    Ships Begin Moving In Mumbai After Collision

  • There were also an assortment of expensive, though useful household items, including silver salvers, tea services, silver coffeepots, paintings and books, along with signed photographs of members of the royal family encased in gilded or leather presentation frames.

    Christmas with Queen Victoria | Edwardian Promenade

  • Also, of course, it was not unknown for such girls to put themselves in the way of salvers, that they might be caught, and carried to cities, to be sold.

    Cinnamon Roll

  • Without the tree-like epergnes, pregnant with their overloaded salvers of sweetmeats and elaborate fruit displays, the table had a simple refinement that pleased me.

    Kate Morton Ebook Collection

  • And those salvers look awfully heavy, especially the way Mrs. Townsend loads them.

    Kate Morton Ebook Collection

  • "Waiters were kept busy replenishing salvers upon which the tropical fruit lay ... concealed within the oranges was a delicious frozen punch, a large ingredient of which was strong old Santa Croix rum."

    An Icy Treat for Adults Only

  • As to the aristocracy of our order, made of the finer clay-porcelain peers and peeresses; — the slabs, and panels, and table-tops, and tazze; the endless nobility and gentry of dessert, breakfast, and tea services; the gemmed perfume bottles, and scarlet and gold salvers; you saw that they were painted by artists, with metallic colours laid on with camel-hair pencils, and afterwards burnt in.

    Reprinted Pieces

  • Halmos believes they were rogue salvers, pirates, who had come to strip his vote.

    CNN Transcript Feb 5, 2007

  • Servants brought in salvers covered with numerous cool dainties, and the performers disappeared to get ready for the second charade-tableau.

    Vanity Fair

  • I would never have risked my best dinner service with this lot, but the governor was not here to object, and Aquillius must see it as his duty to supply the best tureens and salvers.

    See Delphi and Die

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