SALVE, n. sav. [L. salvus.]1. A glutinous composition or substance to be applied to wounds or sores; when spread on leather or cloth, it is called a plaster.2. Help; remedy.
SALVE, v.t. sav. 1. To heal by applications or medicaments. [little used.]2. To help; to remedy. [Little used.]3. To help or remedy by a salvo, excuse or reservation. [Little used.]4. To salute. [Not in use.]