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Salve (1 syl.)

is the Latin salʹvia (sage), one of the most efficient of mediæval remedies.

“To other woundes, and to broken armes,

Some hadde salve, and some hadde charmes.”


Chaucer: Canterbury Tales, line 2, 715.

Salve. To flatter, to wheedle. The allusion is to salving a wound.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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