salver


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a tray (or large plate) for serving food or drinks

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Than Kosis now took a set of the ornaments from one of the salvers and placed one of the collars of gold about his son's neck, springing the padlock fast.
Then, the Analytical, perusing a scrap of paper lying on the salver, with the air of a literary Censor, adjusts it, takes his time about going to the table with it, and presents it to Mr Eugene Wrayburn.
As soon as Proserpina saw the pomegranate on the golden salver, she told the servant he had better take it away again.
He set down the golden salver, with the wizened pomegranate upon it, and left the room.
The man presented his salver with the letter on it, and withdrew.
Another salver passed, loaded like the preceding ones; she saw Albert attempt to persuade the count, but he obstinately refused.
He heard a muttered exclamation, followed by the jangle of metal dishes as a salver was slammed upon a table; then rapidly retreating footsteps, which quickly died away in the distance.
It appeared at tea-time, on a silver salver, proudly borne in by Phebe, who could not refrain from whispering, with a beaming face, as she set it down before Dr.
I had opened my mouth to reply to this tirade, when with a crisp knock our landlady entered, bearing a card upon the brass salver.
Mr Merdle looked at the hand for a little while, took it on his for a moment as if his were a yellow salver or fish-slice, and then returned it to Mr Dorrit.
Takes his hat, cane, and cape, and presents new buttonhole on salver.
The man held a salver with some letters on it and he waited quietly until Mr.
He bore a salver in his hand, on which was a chased silver goblet, filled to the brim with wine, which he offered as reverentially as to a crowned queen, or rather with the awful devotion of a priest doing sacrifice to his idol.
The sideboard was covered with glistening old plate--old cups, both gold and silver; old salvers and cruet-stands, like Rundell and Bridge's shop.
At the further end was a long black buffet or dresser, thickly covered with gold cups, silver salvers, and other such valuables.