To address, as with expressions of kind wishes and
courtesy; to greet; to hail.
Hence, to give a sign of good will; to compliment by an
act or ceremony, as a kiss, a bow, etc.
To honor, as some day, person, or nation, by a discharge
of cannon or small arms, by dipping colors, by cheers, etc.
To promote the welfare and safety of; to benefit; to
The act of saluting, or expressing kind wishes or respect;
A sign, token, or ceremony, expressing good will,
compliment, or respect, as a kiss, a bow, etc.
A token of respect or honor for some distinguished or
official personage, for a foreign vessel or flag, or for some festival
or event, as by presenting arms, by a discharge of cannon, volleys of
small arms, dipping the colors or the topsails, etc.