salver

[s_ˈa_l_v_ə], [sˈalvə], [sˈalvə]

Definitions of salver:

  1.   A tray on which anything is presented; a waiter. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2.   A plate on which anything is presented. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3.   A tray or waiter on which anything is presented. – Newage Dictionary DB
  4.   A plate or tray on which anything is presented. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5.   Plate or waiter for handing things. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.

Usage examples for salver:

  1. But the salver was held out to him and the handwriting upon the envelope removed his doubts. ” – Witness For The Defence by A.E.W. Mason
  2. “ To- day the footman's hands must be clean; to- morrow he must wear gloves, and in his clean gloves he must present a letter on a clean salver – The Moscow Census - From "What to do?" by Lyof N. Tolstoi
  3. The silence was fast threatening to bring the interview to a sudden and untimely end, when the door from the library opened, and a man- servant, bearing a little silver salver entered the room. ” – The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins
  4. Then the schoolroom party joined Lilias in the library, and were about to summon Nan from the attic, when Mary entered, bringing a card on a salver – A Houseful of Girls by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  5. “ Dominey took it from the salver with a little nod. ” – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  6. The letter would be brought to her on a silver salver exciting perhaps the stately curiosity of Mrs. Quintan and questions embarrassing to answer. ” – Love, The Fiddler by Lloyd Osbourne
  7. She had just made up her mind on this point when there was a knock at the door, and Mrs. Kennedy bore in a salver with a cup of wine, and took from an attendant, who remained outside, a tray with some more solid food, which she placed on the broad edge of the deep- set window, and coming to the bedside, invited Mrs. Talbot to eat, while she watched the girl. ” – Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland by Charlotte M. Yonge
  8. He placed it on a silver salver and disappeared down the passage, while the twins peered curiously through the doorway. ” – Betty Trevor by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
  9. “ A small bouquet of delicate odeur was here handed by a servant on a salver to his young master, and Eau Clair saying, " Let me be the first to fill the holder with fragrance," put the flowers into the golden receptacle. ” – A Heart-Song of To-day by Annie Gregg Savigny
  10. And he handed it on a salver – Bye-Ways by Robert Smythe Hichens

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