I congratulate whole-heartedly my fellow award-winners, but most of all I salute our wounded veterans.
And when your king is dead, you salute and say, “Long live the king.”
A love letter to her youth, and, one imagines, a salute to some of the people she knew growing up.
When Mayer silvered, “she, with that long limb, gave the Nazi salute—memorable, public, captured on film.”
Harman asks the audience to "salute those many men, Sidney Harman among them."
The superior in rank and station should first salute the inferior.
Lorenzi lowered his point in salute, in accordance with the rules of fence.
How all these men would present arms, and salute my children, if they had been born to a throne instead of obscurity!
Miss G. Lord, father, what a thump on the back to salute one with.
Crabshaw making no return to this salute, he asked if the conjurer had taken an observation, and told him anything.
late 14c., "to greet courteously and respectfully," earlier salue (c.1300), from Latin salutare "to greet, pay respects," literally "wish health to," from salus (genitive salutis) "greeting, good health," related to salvus "safe" (see safe (adj.)). The military and nautical sense of "display flags, fire cannons, etc., as a mark of respect" is recorded from 1580s; specific sense of "raise the hand to the cap in the presence of a superior officer" is from 1844.
c.1400, "act of saluting, respectful gesture of greeting, salutation," from salute (v.). The military sense is from 1690s; specifically of the hand-to-cap gesture from 1832.