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fies five hundred and ten yards in five half se- SALANA'NDER's Hair. x. s. A kind of conds, which is a mile in a little above seventeen SALAMA'NDER's Wool.) asbestos, or half seconds.

Derbam.

mineral flax. SA'KERET. n. s. [from saker.] The male

There may be such candles as are made of of a saker-hawk. This kind of hawk is salamander's work, being a kind of mineral, which esteemed next after the faicon and gyr- whiteneth in the burning, and consumeth not. falcon. Bailey.

Bacon, SAL. 1. s. [Latin.] Salt. A word often

Of English talc, the coarser sort is called used in pharmacy.

plaister or parget; the finer, spaad, earth, flax, Salsoacids will help its passing off; as sal prunel. SALAMA’NDRINE. adj. [from salamander.]

or salamander' buir.

Woodward. Floyer. Salgem is so called from its hreaking frequently

Resembling a salainander. into gem-like squares. It differs not in property

Laying it into a pan of burning coals, we, obfrom the common salt of the salt springs, or that

served a certain salamandrine quality, that made of the sea, when all are equally pure. Woodward. it capable of living in the midst of fire, without Sal Ammoniack is found still in Ammonia, as

being consumed or singed.

Spectator. mentioned by the ancients, and from whence it SA'LARY. n. so [salaire, Fr. salarium, had its name.

Woodward.

Latin.). SALA'CIOUS. adj. [salacis, Lat. saluce,

1. Salarium, or salary, is derived from sal. Fr.) Lustful ; lecherous.

Arbuthnot, One more salacious, rich, and old,

2. Stated hire ; annual or periodical pay. Out-bids, and buys her.

Dryden.
Feed him with herbs

ment. Of generous warmth, and of salacious kind. Dryd.

This is hire and salary, not revenge. Shaksp. Animals spleened, grow extremely salacious..

Several persons, out of a salary of tive hund

Arbuthnot. red pounds, have always lived at the rate of two SALACIOUSLY. adv. [from salacious. ]

thousand.

Swift. Lecherously ; lustfully.

SALE. n. s. (saal, Dutch.] SALA'CITY. 1. s. ( salacitas, Latin; from

1. The act of selling. salacious.] Lust; lechery.

2. Vent ; power of selling ; market. Immoderate salacity and excess of venery is

Nothing doth more enrich any country thanı supposed to shorten the lives of cocks. Brogun.

many towns; for the countrymen will be more A corrosive acrimony in the seminal lympha

industrious in tillage, and rearing of all husbandry produces salacity.

Floyer,

commodities, knowing that they shall have ready

sale for them at those towns. SA'LAD. n. s. (salade, Fr. salaet, German.]

Spenser. Food of raw herts. It has been always 3. A publick and proclaimed exposition

of goods to the market; auction. pronounced familiarly sallet.

Those that won the plate, and those thus sold, I climbed into this garden to pick a salad, which

ought to be marked so as they may never return is not amiss to cool a man's stomach. Shakspeare.

to the race, or to the sale, My sallet days,

Temple. When I was green in judgment, cold in blood.

4. State of being venal; price. Sbakspeare.

The other is not a thing for sale, and only the You have, to rectify your palate,

gift of the gods.

Sbaispeare.

Others mure moderate seeming, but their aiin An olive, capers, or some better salad, Ush'ring the mutton.

Ben Jonson.

Private reward; for which both God and state Some coarse cold salod is before thee set;

'They'd set to sale.

Milton. Fall on.

Dryden.

The more money a man spends, the more must

he endeavour to increase his stock; which at last The happy old Coricyan's fruits and selods, on which he lived contented, were all of his own

sets the liberty of a commonwealth to sale.Addisa growth.

Dryden. s. It seems in Spenser to signify a wicker Leaves, eaten raw, are termed salad: if boiled, basket; perhaps from sallow, in which they become potherbs; and some of those plants fish are caught. which are potherbs in one family, are salcd in To make baskets of buirushes was my wont; another.

Watts.

Who to entrap the fish in winding sale SALAMANDER. n. s. [salamandre, Fr. Was better seen?

Spenser. salamandra, Lat.] An animal supposed SA’LE A BL E. adj. [from sale.] Vendible; to live in the fire, and imagined to be fit for sale; marketable. very poisonous. Ambrose Parey has a I can impute this general enlargement of salepicture of the salamander, with a re- able things to no cause sooner than the Cornishceipt for her bite; but there is no such

man's want of vent and money. Careu.

This vent is made quicker or slower, as greater creature, the name being now given to a

or less quantities of any saleable commodity are poor harmless insect.

removed out of the course of trade. Locke, The salamander liveth in the fire, and hath force also to extinguish it.

Bacon.

SA’LE ABLENESS, 1. s. [from saleable.] According to this hypothesis, the whole lunar The state of being saleable. world is a torrid zone, and may be supposed un- SA'LEABLY, adv. [from saleable.] In a inhabitable, except they are salamanders which saleable manner. dwell therein.

Glanville,

SA'LE BROUS. adj. [salebrosus, Latin.] Whereas it is commonly said that a salamander extinguisheth fire, we have found by experience, SA’LESMAN. n. S. (sale and man] One

Rough; uneven; rugged. that on hot couls it dieth immediately. Brown.

The artist was so encompassed with fire and who sells clothes ready made. smoke, that one would have thought nothing but Poets make characters, as salesmen doaths; a salamander could have been safe in such a We take no measure of your fops and beaus. situation. Addison.

Swift.

Sa'lework. n. s. (sale and work.] Work SALIVA'Tion, n. s. [from salivale.) A for sale; work carelessly done.

method of cure much practised of late I see no more in you than in the ordinary in venercal, scrophulous, and other obOf Nature's salework.

Sbakspeare, stinate cases, by promoting a secretion SA'LIANI. adj. [French.] In heraldry, of spitile.

Quincy. denotes a lion in a leaping posture, and Holding of ill-tasted things in the mouth will

Grew. standing so that his right foot is in the make a small salivation. dexter point, and his hinder left foot in Sali'vous. adj. [from saliva.] Consistthe sinister base point of the escutcheon, ing of spittle; having the nature of by which it is distinguished from ram

spittle. pant.

Harris.

There happeneth an elongation of the uvula, Saliant, in heraldry, is when the lion is sport

through the abundance of salivous humour flow

Wiseman. ing himself.

Peadbag.

ing upon it, SA'LIENT. adj. [saliens, Latin.)

SA'LLET. 1 n. s. [corrupted by pro1. Leaping ; bounding; moving by leaps. SA'LLETING.) nunciation froin salad.} The legs of both sides moving together, as

I tried upon sallet oil.

Boyle. frogs, and salient animals, is properly called leap- SA'LLIANCE. n. s. [froin sally.) The act

Sow some early salleting.

Mortimer. ing.

Brown, 2. Beating ; panting.

of issuing forth ; sally. Not inclegant, A salient point so first is call’d the heart,

but out of use. By turns dilaced, and by turns comprest,

Now mote I weet, Expels and entertainsthe purple guest.Blackmore. Sir Guyon, why with so fierce salliance 3. Springing or shooting with a quick

And fell intent, ye did at earst me meet. F.Queen. motion.

SA'Llow.

1. n. s. (salix, Lat.) A tree of the Who best can send on high

genus of willow. The salient spout, far streaming to the sky. Pope. Sallows and reeds on banks of rivers born, SA'LIGOT. 1. s. [tribulus aquaticus.] Wa

Remain to cut to stay thy vines. Dryden. ter-thistle.

SA’LLOW. adj. (salo, German, black ; SA'LINE, adj. (salinus, Latin.] Con- sale, French, foul.] Sickly ; yellow.

What a deal of brine SA'LINOUS. S sisting of salt; constitut

Hath washt thy sallow checks for Rosaline ? ing salt.

Shakspeare. We do not easily ascribe their induration to

The scene of beauty and delight is chang'd; cold; but rather unto salinous spirits and con

No roses bloom upon my fading cheek, cretive juices.

Brorun,

Nor laughing graces wanton in my eyes; This saline sap of the vessels, by being refused

But hagçard Grief, lean-looking sallow Care, reception of the parts, declares itself in a more

And pining Discontent, a rueful train, hostile manner, by drying the radical moisture.

Dwell on my brow, allhideous and forlorn. Regre. If a very sınall quantity of any salt or vitrici SA'Llowness. n. s. [from sallow.j Yel be dissolved in a great quantity of water, the

lowness ; sickly paleness. particles of the salt or vitriol will not sink to the

A fish-diet would give such a sallozeness to the bottom, though they be heavier in specie than

celebrated beauties of this island, as would scarce the water; but willevenly diffuse themselvesinto make them distinguishable from those of France. all the water, so as to make it as soline at the

Addison, top as at the bottom. Newton's Opticks. SA’LLY. n. s. [sallie, French.]

As the substance of coagulations is not merely 1. Eruption; issue from a place besieged; saline, nothing dissolves then but what pene- quick egress. trates and relaxes at the same time. Arbuthnot.

The deputy sat down before the town for the SALIV A. n. s. (Latin.] Every thing that

space of three winter months; during which is spit up; but it more strictly signifies

time sallies were made by the Spaniards, but they were beaten in with loss.

Bacon. that juice which is separated by the

2. Range ; excursion. glands called salival.

Quincy. Every one shall know a country better, that Not meeting with disturbance from the saliva, makes often sallies into it, and traverses it up I the sooner estirpated them.

Wisemen. and down, than he that, like a mill-horse, goes SALI'VAL. ) alj. (from salivo.] Relating

still round in the same track.

Locke. SA'LIVARY.S to spittle.

3. Flight ; volatile or sprightly exertion. The woodpecker, and other birds that prey

These passages were intended for sallies of wit; upon lies, which they catch with their tongue,

but whence comes all this rage of wit? Stilling fleet. in the room of the said glands have a couple of 4. Escape ; levity; extravagant flight; bags filled with a viscoes humour, wich, hy frolick; wild gayety ; exorbitance. small canals, like the salival, being brought into At his return all was clear, and this excursion their mouths, they dip their tongues herein, and was esteemed but a sally of youth. Wotton. so with the help of this natural birdlime attack ”T is but a sally of youth.

Denham. Grew. We have writien some things which we may The necessity of ssittle to dissolve the aliment wish never to have thought on : some sallies of appears from the contrivance of nature in mak

levity ought to be imputed to youth. Swift. ing the salivary ducts of animals which rumi

The episodical part, made up of the extravanate extremely open: such animals as swallow gant sallies of the prince of Wales and Falstaft's their aliment without chewing want salivary humour, is of his own invention. glands Arbuthn 1.

Sbukspeare Illustrated, Tô SA'LIVATE. v. a. [from saliva, Lat.] To Sa'lly. v. n. (from the noun.] To To purge by the salival glands.

make an eruption ; to issue cut. She was prepossessed with the scandal of sali

The Turks sallying forth, received thereby vating, and went out of town.

Wiseman.
great hurt.

Kholics.

the prey.

mon

The noise of some tumultuous fight; SALT. n. s. [salt, Gothick ; sealt, Sax. They break the truce, and sally out by night.

sal, Lat. sel, Fr.]

Dryden. The summons take of the same trumpet's call,

1. Salt is a body whose two essential pro. To sally from one port, or man one publick wall. perties seem to be, dissolubility in wa

Tate. ter, and a pungent sapor: it is an active SA'IL Y PORT.n. s. (sally and port.] Gate incombustible substance: it gives all at wlich sallies are made.

bodies consistence, and preserves them My slippery soul had quit the fort,

from corruption, and occasions all the But that she stopp'd the sallyport. Cleaveland.

variety of tastes. There are three kinds Love to our citadel resorts

of salts, fixed, volatile, and essential : Through those deceitful sallyports ; Our sentinels betray our forts. Denbam.

fixed salt is drawn by calcining the matSALMAGU'NDI. n. s. [It is said to be cor

ter, then boiling the ashes in a good rupted from selon mon gout, or salé à

deal of water: after this the solution is goitt.) A mixture of chopped meat and

filtrated, and all the moisture evaporpickled herrings with oil, vinegar, pep

ated, when the salt remains in a dry

form at the bottom : this is called a per, and onions. SALON » s. (salmo, Latin ; saumon,

lixivious salt. Volatile salt is that drawn Fruch. A fish.

chiefly from the parts of animals, and The salmon is accounted the king of fresh- some putrified parts of vegetables : it water fish, and is bred in rivers relating to the rises easily, and is the most volatile of sea, yet so far from it is admits no tincture of

any. The essential salt is drawn from brachishness. He is suis to cast his spawn in

the juice of plants by crystallization. August: some say that then they dig a hole in

Harris a safe place in the gravel, and there place their

Is not discourse, manhood, learning, gentleeggs u. spawn, after the melter has done his natural office, and then cover it over with gravel

ness, virtue and liberality, the spice and salt and stones, and so leave it to their Creator's pro

that seasons a man?

Sbakspeare. tection; who, by a gentle heat which he intuses

He perfidiously has given up, into that cold element, makes it brood and beget

For certain drops of salt, your city Rome,

To his wife and mother. life in the spawn, and to become samlets early

Shakspeare.

Since salts differ much, some being fixt, some in the spring: the; haste to the sea before win

volatile, some acid, and some urinous, the two ter, both the melter and spawner.- Sir Francis Bacon observes the age of a salmon exceeds not

qualities wherein they agree are, that it is easily ten years. After he is got into the sea he be

dissoluble in water, and affects the palate with a comes from a samlet, not so big as a gudgcon, to' sapour, good or evil.

Boyles be a salmon, in as short a time as a gosling be

A particle of salt may be compared to a chaos, comes a goose.

Walton.

being dense, hard, dry, and earthy, in the centre, Tney pake them with an instrument some

and rare, soft, and moist, in the circumference; what like the salmon spear. Carew.

Newton. They take salmon and trouts by groping and

Salts are bodies friable and brittle, in some tickling them under the bellies in the pools, where

degree pellucid, sharp or pungent to the taste, they hover, and so throw them on land. Carew.

and dissoluble in water; but after that is evaporOf fishes, you find in arms the whale, dol- ated, incorporating, crystalizing, and forming

Peacham. phin, salmon, and trout.

Woodwarda

themselves into angular figures. SALMONTROUT.n. s.

A trout that has 2. Taste ; smack. some resemblance to a salmon.

Though we are justices and doctors, and There is in many rivers that relate to the sca

churchmen, Mr. Page, we have some salt of our salmontrouts as much different from others, in youth in us; we are the sons of women. Staksa shape and spots, as sheep differ in their shape 3. Wit; merriment. and bigness,

Walton.

SALT. adj. SALPI'Cox, n. s. [In cookery.] A kind

1. Having the taste of salt; as, salt fish. of farce put into holes cut in legs of We were better parch in Africk sun, beef, veal, or mutton.

Bailey. Than in the pride and salt scorn of his eyes. SALSAMENTA'RIOUS, adj. [salsamenta.

Sbakspeare. rius, Latin.] Belonging to salt things.

Thou old and true Menenius,
Dict.

Thy tears are salter than a younger man's,

And venomous to thine eyes. SA'LSIFY. n. s. (Latin.]

Sbakspeare. Salsify, or the common sort of goatsbeard, is 2. Impregnated with salt. of a very long oval figure, as if it were cods all Hang him, mechanical salt butter rogue: I over streaked, and engraven in the

spaces

be- will awe him with my cudgel. Shakspeare. tween the streaks, which are sharp-pointed to- It hath been observed by the ancients, that wards the end.

Mortimer. salt water will dissolve salt put into it in less SALSO ACID, adj. (salsus and acidus, Lat.]

time thau fresh water.

Bacon. Having a taste compounded of saltness

A leap into salt waters very often gives a new

motion to the spirits, and a new turn to the and sourness.

blood.

Addison. The salsoacids help its passing off; as sal prunel.

Floyer.

In Cheshire they improve their lands by let

ting out the water of the salt springs on them, SALSU!GINOUS. adj. (salsugo, Lat.] Salt

always after rain.

Mortimer. isb; somewhat salt. The distinction of salts, whereby they are disa 3. Abounding with salt.

He shall inhabit the parched places in the criminated into acid, volatile, or salsuginous, if I

wilderness in a salt land, and not inhabited. may so call the fugitive salts of animal substances, and fixed or alcalizate, may appear of

Jeremiah. pauch use in natural philosophy. Beyle. 4. (Salax, Lat.] Lecherous; salacious.

A plant.

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SA'LTNESS. n. s. [from salt.) Taste of Make use of thy salt hours, season the slaves

salt. For tubs and baths; bring down the rose-cheek'd

Salt water passing through earth, through ten youth

vessels, one within another, hath not lost its saltTo the tub-fast, and the diet. Sbakspeare. All the charms of love,

ness, so as to become potable; but drained through Salt Cleopatra, seften thy wan lip! Sbakspeare.

twenty, become fresh.

Bacon. This new-married man, approaching here,

Some think their wits have been asleep, except

they dart out somewhat that is piquant and to Whose salt imagination yet hath wrong'd Your well-defended honour, you must pardon.

the quick: men ought to find the difference be

tween saltness and bitterness. Sbakspenre.

Bacon. TO SALT. v. a. [from the noun.] To sea

SALT PE'TRE. n. s. [sal petræ, Lat. sal son with salt.

petre, French.] Nitre. If the offering was of flesh, it was salted chrice.

Nitre, or salt petre, having a crude and windy

spirit, by the heat of the fire suddenly dilateth. Brown.

Bacon. SA'LT-PAN. n. s. [salt and pan, or pit.] Nitre or saltpetre, in heaps of earth, has been SA'LT-PIT. S Pit where salt is got. extracted, if they be exposed to the air, so as to Moab and Ammon shall be as the breeding be kept from rain.

Locke. of nettles, salt-pits, and a perpetual desolation. SALVA BI'LITY. . s. [from salvable.]

Zeph. Cicero prettily calls them salinas salt-pans,

Possibility of being reccived to everlast

ing life. that you may extract salt out of, and sprinkle where you please..

Bacon.

Why do we Christians so fiercely argue against The stratum lay at about twenty-five fathom,

the salvability of each other, as if it were our by the duke of Somerset's salt-pans near White

wish that all should be damned, but those of our haven.

Woodward,
particular sect?

Decay of Piety: SA’LTANT. adj. [saltans, Lat.] Jump. SA'LVABLE, adj. [from salvo, Latin.]

Possible to be saved. ing; dancing

Our wild fancies about God's decrees have in SALTA'TION. n. so (saltatio, Latin.]

event reprobated more than those decrees, and 1. The act of dancing or jumping.

have bid fair to the damning of many whom The locusts being ordained for saltation, their those left salvable.

Decay of Piety. hinder legs do far exceed the others. Brown.

SA'LVAGE. adj. (saulvage, Fr. selvaggio, 2. Beat; palpitation.

Italian, from silva, Lat.) Wild ; rude ; If the great artery be hurt, you will discover it by its saltation and florid colour. Wiseman,

cruel. It is now spoken and written SA'LTCAT. n. s.

savage. Many give a lump of salt, which they usually

May the Essexian plains call a saltcát, made at the salterns, which makes

Prove as a desert, and none there make stay the pigeons much affect the place. Mortimer. But savage beasts, or men as wild as they.

Waller. SA'LICELL *R. n. s. [salt and celiar.] Vessel of salt set on the table.

A savage race inur'd to blood. Dryden. When any salt is spilt on the table-cloth, skake SALVAʼtion, n. s. [from salvo, Lat.] it out into the saltcellar.

Srvift. Preservation from eternal death; recepSA'LTER., s. [from salt.]

tion to the happiness of heaven. 1. One who salts.

As life and death, mercy and wrath, are mat2. One who sells salt.

ters of understanding or knowledge, all men's After these local names, the most have been

salvation, and all men's endless perdition, are derived from occupations; as smith, salter, ar

things so opposite, that whosoever doth affirm Camden.

the one must necessarily deny the other, Hooker.

Him the most High, SA'LTERN.n.s. A salt-work.

Wrap'd in a balmy cloud with winged steeds, A saltcat made at the salterns. Mortimer, Did, as thou saw'st, receive; to'walk with God SALTINBA'NCO. n. s. (saltare in banco,

High in salvation, and the climes of bliss, to climb on a bench, as a mountebank SA'LVATORY. n. s. [salvatoire, Fr.] A

Exempt from death.

Milton. mounts a bank or bench.] A quack or

place where any thing is preserved. mountebank. Saltinbañones, quacksalvers, and charlatans,

I consider the admirable powers of sensation,

phantasy, and memory, in what salvatories or redeceive them: were Æsop alive, the Piazza and Pont-neuf could not speak their fallacies. Brown,

positories the species of things past are conserved.

Hale. He play'd the saltinbanco's part, Transform'd t' a Frenchman by my art. Hudib. SALUBRIOUS. adj. [salubris, Latin.] SA'LTIER. N. S. (saultiere, Fr.j Term of

Wholesome; healthful; promoting

health. heraldry. A saltier is in the form of a St. Andrew's

The warm limbeck draws

Salubrious waters from the nocent brood. cross, and by some is taken to be an engine to take wild beasts: in French it is called un sautoir:

Philips. it is an honourable bearing.

Peacham.

SALU'BRITY. n. 's. [from salubrious.] SA'LTISH, adj. [from salt.] Somewhat Wholesomeness ; healthfulness. salt.

SALVE. n. s. (This word is originally and Soils of a saltisb nature improve sandy grounds.

properly salf, which having salves in

Mortimer. the plural, the singular in time was borSA'ltless. adj. [from salt.] Insipid ; not rowed from it: realf, Saxon, undoubt. tasting of salt.

edly from salvus, Latin.] SA'LTLY. adv. [from salt.] With taste 1. A glutinous matter applied to wounds of salt; in a salt manner.

and hurts; an emplaster.

mourer.

Let us henice, my soy'reig:, to provide SALVO. n. s. [from salvo jure, Latin, a A salve for any sore that may beride. Jakip. · form -used in granting any thing: as

Sleep is pain's easiest salve, and.doth sulil All offices of death, except to kill.,

salvojure puti.] An exception; a resers

Donne. Go study salve and treacle; ply

ation; an excute. Your tenant's leg, or his sore eyes - Cleveland. They admit inaay salvoes, cautions, and reserve The royal sword thus drawn; bas, car'd a

ations, sv as they cross not the chief design. wound,

King Charles. For which no other salve could have been found.

It will be hard if he cannot bring himself off

Waller. at last with some saldo or distinction, and be his Though most were sorely wounded, none were

own confessor,

L'Estrange.

If others of a more serious turn join with us slain; The surgeons soon despoil'd them of their arms,

deliberately in their religious professions of loyAnd some with salves they cure. Dryden.

alty, with any private salvoes or evasions, they

would do well to consider those maxims in which 2. Help; remedy.

all casuists are agreed.

Addison. If they shall excommunicate me, hath the doctrine of meekness any salve for me then? SA'LUTARINESS. n. s. [from salutarz.]

Hammond.

: Wholesomeness; quality of contributing To Salve. v. a. (salvo, Latin; or from to health or safety. the noun.]

SA'LUTARY. adj. (salutaire, Fr. salvo 1. To cure with medicaments applied. taris, Lat.] Wholesome; healthful; safe;

Many skilful leeches him abide, To salve his hurts,

Spenser.

advantageous; contributing to health or It should be to little purpose for them to salve

safety the wound, by making protestations in disgrace

The gardens, yards, and avenues, are dry and of their own actions.

Hoeker.

clean; and so morę salutary as more elegant, The which if I perform, and do survive,

Ray.

It was want of faith in our Savio!ır's countryI do beseech your majesty may salve The long-grown wounds of my intemperature.

men, which hindered him from shedding among Sbakspeare.

thein the salutary emanations of his divine vir2. To help ; to remedy.

tue; and he did not many mighty works there, because of their unbelief.

Bentleg. Some seek to salue their blotted name With others blot, 'till all do taste of shame.

SALUTA'T!ox. n. s. (salutation, Fr. salu.

Sidney. tatio, Lat.] The act or style of salut. Our mother-tongue, which truly of itself is ing; greeting. both full enough for prose, and stately enough

The early village cock for verse, hath long time been counted most Hath twice done salat:ition to the morn. Slaks. bare and barren of both; which defauit, when as

Thy kingdom's peers some endeavoured to salve and cure, they patch- Speak my salutition in their minds; ed up the holes with rags from other languages. Whose voices I desire aloud with minc, Swift. Hail, king of Scotland!

Sbakspeare. 3. To help or save by a salvo, an excuse,

On her the angel hail or reservation.

Bestow'd, the holy salutation used
To blest Mary.

Milton. Ignorant I am not how this is salved: they do it but after the truth is made manifest. Hooker.

In all publick meetings, or private addresses,

use those forms of salutation, reverence, and deMy more particular, And that which most with you should salve my

cency, usual amongst the most suber persons. going,

Taylor, Is Fulvia's death.

Shakspeare.

Court and state he wisely shuns; The schoolmen werelike the astronomers, who,

Nor brib'd, to servile salutations runs. Dryden. to saloje phænomena, framed to their conceit ec

TO SALU'TE, v. a. (saluto, Lat, saluer, centricks and epicycles; so they, to salve the prac

French.] tice of the church, had devised a great number of 1. To greet; to hail. strange positions.

Bacon.

The golden sun salutes the morn, There must be another state to make up the

And, having gilt the ocean with his beams, inequalities of this, and salve all irregular appear- Gallops the zodiack in his glist'ring coach. Sbak.

Atterbury.

One hour hence This conduct might give Horace the hint to

Shall salute your grace of York as mother. Shok. say, that when Homer was at a loss to bring any difficult matter to an issue, he laid his hero

asleep,

2. To please; to gratify. and this salved all difficulty.

Would I had no being,
Broome,

If this salute my blood a jot: it faints me, 4. (from salvo, Lat.] To salute. Obsolete.

To think what follows.

Shakspeare, That stranger knight in presence came, And goodly salved them; who nought again

3. To kiss. Him answered as courtesy became.

Salu'TE.
Spenser.

n. s. [from the verb.] SA'LVER. n. s. (A vessel, I suppose, used

1. Salutation ; greeting: at first to carry away or save what was

The custom of praying for those that sneeze

is more ancient than these opinions hereof: se left.] A plate on which any thing is that not any one disease has been the occasion

of this salute and deprecation.

Brown He has printed them in such a portable volume, O, what avails me now that honour high that many them may be ranged together on a To have conceiv'd of God, or that salute, single place; and is of opinion, that a salver of Hail highly favour'd, among women blest! Milt. spectators to ld be as acceptable an entertain

Continual salutes and addresses entertaining ment for tis: iadies, as a salver of sweetmeats.

him all the way, kept him from saving so great

Addison. a life, but with one glance of his eye upon the Between each act the trembling salvers ring, paper, 'till he came to the fatal place where he Pope, was stabbed.

Southe,

ances.

presented.

From soup to sweet wine.

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