Usage examples for salver

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. “ Dominey took it from the salver with a little nod – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  4. 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
  5. And he handed it on a salver – Bye-Ways by Robert Smythe Hichens
  6. Monsieur entered with a salver containing a silver cup of wine and some Rheims biscuit – Helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle
  7. Each must have his hair cut short and the waiter must wear white gloves while waiting at table or when handing refreshments even a glass of water on a silver salver must be brought with a gloved hand – Manners and Social Usages by Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood
  8. “ A servant was going towards the house carrying carelessly a small silver salver – Dross by Henry Seton Merriman
  9. “ 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
  10. 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
  11. Above this stands a large silver salver or oblong tray lined with reflecting glass on which Dresden swan and silver lilies seem floating in a veritable lake – Manners and Social Usages by Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood
  12. 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
  13. It is a footman with a telegram on a salver – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton
  14. 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
  15. “ 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
  16. 27 It is related that the coffee was delivered to the two sovereigns in this room upon a gold salver by the most polished gentleman of the court – Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official by William Sleeman
  17. The sack that lay in the vestibule was examined and found to contain all the church plate a silver salver that had disappeared about a month before from Dr Lincote's store of valuables the Vicar's gold pencil case which he thought he had forgot in the vestry book silver spoons and various other contributions levied from time to time off a dozen different households the mysterious disappearance of which spoils had of late years begun to make the honest little community uncomfortable – Madam Crowl's Ghost and The Dead Sexton by Joseph Sheridan LeFanu
  18. He carried a telegram upon a salver – The Zeppelin's Passenger by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  19. When he came home fagged out and dusty at dinner time Marietta presented a visiting card to him on her handsomest salver – The Cardinal's Snuff-Box by Henry Harland