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SALVE, noun sav. [Latin salvus.]

1. A glutinous composition or substance to be applied to wounds or sores; when spread on leather or cloth, it is called a plaster.

2. Help; remedy.

SALVE, verb transitive sav.

1. To heal by applications or medicaments. [Little Used.]

2. To help; to remedy. [Little Used.]

3. To help or remedy by a salvo, excuse or reservation. [Little Used.]

4. To salute. [Not in use.]