Definition of Salve. Meaning of Salve. Synonyms of Salve

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Definition of Salve

Salve
Salve Salve, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Salved; p. pr. & vb. n. Salving.] [AS. sealfian to anoint. See Salve, n.] 1. To heal by applications or medicaments; to cure by remedial treatment; to apply salve to; as, to salve a wound. --Shak. 2. To heal; to remedy; to cure; to make good; to soothe, as with an ointment, especially by some device, trick, or quibble; to gloss over. But Ebranck salved both their infamies With noble deeds. --Spenser. What may we do, then, to salve this seeming inconsistence? --Milton.
Salve
Salve Sal"ve, interj. [L., hail, God save you, imperat. of salvere to be well. Cf. Salvo a volley.] Hail!
Salve
Salve Salve, v. t. & i. [See Salvage] To save, as a ship or goods, from the perils of the sea. [Recent]
Salve
Salve Sal"ve (? or ?), v. t. To say ``Salve' to; to greet; to salute. [Obs.] By this that stranger knight in presence came, And goodly salved them. --Spenser.
Salve
Salve Salve (?; 277), n. [AS. sealf ointment; akin to LG. salwe, D. zalve, zalf, OHG. salba, Dan. salve, Sw. salfva, Goth. salb[=o]n to anoint, and probably to Gr. (Hesychius) ? oil, ? butter, Skr. sarpis clarified butter. [root]155, 291.] 1. An adhesive composition or substance to be applied to wounds or sores; a healing ointment. --Chaucer. 2. A soothing remedy or antidote. Counsel or consolation we may bring. Salve to thy sores. --Milton. Salve bug (Zo["o]l.), a large, stout isopod crustacean ([AE]ga psora), parasitic on the halibut and codfish, -- used by fishermen in the preparation of a salve. It becomes about two inches in length.

Meaning of Salve from wikipedia

- A salve is a medical ointment used to soothe the surface of the body. Magnesium sulphate paste is used as a drawing salve to treat small boils and infected...
- The "Salve Regina" (/ˌsælveɪ rəˈdʒiːnə/, Ecclesiastical Latin: [ˈsalve reˈdʒina]; meaning 'Hail Queen'), also known as the "Hail Holy Queen", is a Marian...
- Italy Salve Regina, a Christian prayer Hohe Salve, a mountain Salve Kallevig & Søn, a Norwegian shipping company "Salve", a song by Tommy Guerrero Salve Andreas...
- Shveta Salve is an Indian television actress and model, most known as a runner-up of the dance reality series, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (Season 1). Born in...
- Harish Salve is an Indian senior advocate who practices at the Supreme Court of India. He served as the Solicitor General of India from 1 November 1999...
- Black salve, also known by the brand name Cansema, is pseudoscientific alternative cancer treatment. The product is commonly cl****ified as an escharotic—a...
- Salve Regina University (Salve) is a private university in Newport, Rhode Island. It accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education and enrolls...
- Salve Jorge (Literally: Hail George, International title: English: Brave Woman) is a Brazilian primetime telenovela created by Glória Perez and directed...
- Narendra Kumar Salve (18 March 1921 – 1 April 2012) better known as N. K. P. Salve, was a veteran Indian politician from Indian National Congress, parliamentarian...
- Lip balm or lip salve is a wax-like substance applied topically to the lips to moisturize and relieve chapped or dry lips, angular cheilitis, stomatitis...
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