Part of speech: noun

A thick, adhesive ointment for local application.

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Usage examples "salve":

  1. But now, to the poor Duke the wound had no salve, no consolation. - "The Duke's Children", Anthony Trollope.
  2. On the night I speak of, Campanini came into his box during the Salve dimora and set down to listen. - "Memoirs of an American Prima Donna", Clara Louise Kellogg.
  3. And afterwards, when I found out who he was, I thought he meant it as a salve to heal all the unhappiness he'd caused you. - "The Road to Understanding", Eleanor H. Porter.