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sal·ver

 (săl′vər)
n.
A tray for serving food or drinks.

[Alteration of French salve, from Spanish salva, tasting of food to detect poison, salver, from salvar, to save, taste food to detect poison, from Late Latin salvāre, to save; see salvage.]

salver

(ˈsælvə)
n
a tray, esp one of silver, on which food, letters, visiting cards, etc, are presented
[C17: from French salve, from Spanish salva tray from which the king's taster sampled food, from Latin salvāre to save1]

sal•ver

(ˈsæl vər)

n.
a tray, esp. one used for serving food or drinks.
[1655–65; < Sp salv(a) kind of tray]

salver

- A tray or dish on which a drink, letter, calling card, etc. is offered.
See also related terms for tray.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.salver - a tray (or large plate) for serving food or drinkssalver - a tray (or large plate) for serving food or drinks; usually made of silver
tray - an open receptacle for holding or displaying or serving articles or food
Translations
صينيَّه مُسْتَديرَه
tác
præsenterbakke
bakki
padėklas
paplāte

salver

[ˈsælvəʳ] Nbandeja f

salver

[ˈsælvər] n (= tray) → plateau m de métal

salver

nTablett nt

salver

[ˈsælvəʳ] nvassoio (d'argento o altro metallo)

salver

(ˈsӕlvə) noun
a small tray, often made of silver. He received a silver salver as a retirement present.
References in classic literature ?
Count Ilya, again thrusting his way through the crowd, went out of the drawing room and reappeared a minute later with another committeeman, carrying a large silver salver which he presented to Prince Bagration.
First there marched four officers of the jeddak's Guard bearing a huge salver on which reposed, upon a cushion of scarlet silk, a great golden chain with a collar and padlock at each end.
Eugene, leaning back in his chair, is observing Mr Podsnap with an irreverent face, and may be about to offer a new suggestion, when the Analytical is beheld in collision with the Coachman; the Coachman manifesting a purpose of coming at the company with a silver salver, as though intent upon making a collection for his wife and family; the Analytical cutting him off at the sideboard.
A waiter paused before their table and offered a salver on which were several cups of coffee and liqueur glasses.
Indeed it is Julia Mills, peevish and fine, with a black man to carry cards and letters to her on a golden salver, and a copper-coloured woman in linen, with a bright handkerchief round her head, to serve her Tiffin in her dressing-room.
put it on a magnificent golden salver, and carried it up to Proserpina.
No one said anything, till Laurie, who insisted on serving the bride, appeared before her, with a loaded salver in his hand and a puzzled expression on his face.
She trilled along, and trilled along, and presently a handsome young page, clothed like the rainbow, and as easy and undulatory of movement as a wave, came with something on a golden salver, and, kneeling to present it to her, overdid his graces and lost his balance, and so fell lightly against her knee.
When he had finished, he went to a table upon which was a salver with Spanish wine and glasses.
Here one of the waiters, who had been for some minutes busy making a queer-looking mixture of egg and sherry, respectfully presented it on a large silver salver.
He carried a small silver salver, on which reposed a card.
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.