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salutation
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
a greeting — such as "Hi",  "Dear John:", or "Ladies and Gentlemen"

or:

the act of greeting
  • It was a little confusing, though, that the young woman began to speak to the old one in a language which Maggie did not understand, while the tall girl, who was feeding the donkey, sat up and stared at her without offering any salutation.
    1.11 -- Book 1 Chapter 11 -- Maggie Tries to Run away from Her Shadow (40% in)
  • They had begun the morning with an indifferent salutation, and both had rejoiced in being aloof from each other, like a patient who has actually done without his opium, in spite of former failures in resolution.
    6.9 -- Book 6 Chapter 9 -- Charity in Full-Dress (35% in)

There are no more uses of "salutation" in The Mill on the Floss.

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