Salvo

Definition of Salvo

Sal´vo
n.1.An exception; a reservation; an excuse.
They admit many salvos, cautions, and reservations.
- Eikon Basilike.
1.(Mil.) A concentrated fire from pieces of artillery, as in endeavoring to make a break in a fortification; a volley.
2.A salute paid by a simultaneous, or nearly simultaneous, firing of a number of cannon.

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