verb (used with object), sal·vaged, sal·vag·ing.
OTHER WORDS FROM salvage
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH salvagesalvage selvage
Words nearby salvage
Example sentences from the Web for salvages
Why, was it not your honour's self that sent us after these salvages?Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion|St. George Tucker
That we failed to discover the treasure on the Salvages did not dishearten my companions in the least.The Cruise of the 'Alerte'|E. F. Knight
A pretty constant and fresh wind accompanied him, till he got sight of the Salvages on the 17th, in the afternoon.
Our woods are sylvan, and their inhabitants woodmen and rustics; that is selvaggia, and the inhabitants are salvages.The Maine Woods|Henry David Thoreau
It is strange, thought the Ritt-master to himself, how well these salvages understand the rules and practique of war.A Legend of Montrose|Sir Walter Scott
British Dictionary definitions for salvages
- the act of saving any goods or property in danger of damage or destruction
- (as modifier)a salvage operation