A pretty constant and fresh wind accompanied him, till he got sight of the salvages on the 17th, in the afternoon.
But here it is not so; we have no quarrel as yet with the salvages, nor is it wise to provoke one.
That we failed to discover the treasure on the salvages did not dishearten my companions in the least.
What odds between a God like that and the Shietan of the salvages?
When the salvages have made their onset and we have chastised them roundly, we shall be right good friends.
He further said that the salvages were claimed by the Portuguese, and not by the Spanish.
Let no more of the salvages into the stockade until we have settled with these.
Our first work is to subdue the salvages, to cut down the forest, to build houses, and plant crops.
Why, was it not your honour's self that sent us after these salvages?
It is strange, thought the Ritt-master to himself, how well these salvages understand the rules and practique of war.
1640s, "payment for saving a ship from wreck or capture," from French salvage (15c.), from Old French salver "to save" (see save (v.)). The general sense of "the saving of property from danger" is attested from 1878. Meaning "recycling of waste material" is from 1918, from the British effort in World War I.
1889, from salvage (n.). Related: Salvaged; salvaging.
To steal; loot; liberate (WWI Army)