- A tray, typically one made of silver and used in formal circumstances.More example sentences
- Included in the collection is a large engraved William IV silver oval tray and a pair of William IV sterling silver salvers, both dated 1831 and hallmarked 1833.
- We were waited on hand and foot, served from silver salvers with tasty canapés and our glasses were never empty,’ said Mr Clarkson.
- No big ‘art opening’ is complete without a bottle of wine ‘breathing’ gently in the corner and petit slices of elegant cheese perched atop silver salvers.
mid 17th century: from French salve 'tray for presenting food to the king', from Spanish salva 'sampling of food', from salvar 'make safe'.