At that moment a servant came into the room with a salver in her hand, and on the salver lay a yellow telegraph envelope.
There were cards and envelopes upon the salver in the hall, but not one from Mildred.
When I opened my eyes he presented a card on a salver, and explained that the gentleman wanted to see me.
They went to Mayor Phelan demanding Williamson's head on a salver.
Presently a page stepped up to her with a letter on a salver.
On the salver lay some verses composed and printed in the hero's honor.
Tuppence took it from the salver, and tore it open carelessly.
But instead of announcing the carriage the servant held out a salver.
A salver, mounted in a table with ormolu ornaments, sold for 81 guineas; the companion piece for 100.
Immediately a large goblet of it was brought to him, on a salver.
1660s, "tray," formed in English on the model of platter, etc., from French salve "tray used for presenting objects to the king" (17c.), from Spanish salva "a testing of food or drink" to test for poison (a procedure known as pre-gustation), hence "tray on which food was placed to show it was safe to eat," from salvar "to save, render safe," from Late Latin salvare (see save (v.)).