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Definition of "salvages" [salvages]

  • Plural form of salvage. (noun)

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Use "salvages" in a sentence
  • "Dennis creates his pieces from massive cedar logs he salvages from the west coast of British Columbia."
  • "Opecancanough with "a round ivory double compass Dyall" -- his own pocket compass -- directing the attention of the "salvages" to the movement of the needle, and describing the uses of the instrument."
  • "At that period the aborigines of this country, the poor untutored "salvages," were sorely oppressed by the discoverers and conquerors of the land, who used the poor creatures like so many beasts of burden, not even sparing their lives on occasions."
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