Found 3 items, similar to salve.
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n 1: semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine)
applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an
irritation [syn: ointment
2: anything that remedies or heals or soothes; “he needed a
salve for his conscience”
v 1: save from ruin, destruction, or harm [syn: salvage
2: apply a salve to, usually for the purpose of healing
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, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Salved
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [AS. sealfian to anoint. See Salve
1. To heal by applications or medicaments; to cure by
remedial treatment; to apply salve to; as, to salve a
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
, interj. [L., hail, God save you, imperat. of
salvere to be well. Cf. Salvo
(? 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.
, v. t. & i. [See Salvage
To save, as a ship or goods, from the perils of the sea.
(?; 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.
(Zo["o]l.), a large, stout isopod crustacean
), parasitic on the halibut and codfish, --
used by fishermen in the preparation of a salve. It
becomes about two inches in length.