EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SALON
The Chief came in from the salon, and sat down at the table.
Let's all pledge ourselves to send in to the Salon—or anyway to the Indpendants!
I had it moulded and sent to the Salon , where it met with genuine success.
And at last she went off attended by a maid who had waited for her in the first salon.
This occurred in the room that is now called the "Salon d'Apollon."
Furniture builder, salon decorator, wig maker, and constructor.
Thereupon Bongrand began to talk warmly about the Salon of the Rejected.
In that case, as the other machine isn't ready, I'll send this to the Salon.'
I say, I shall have a fine show at the Salon, perhaps get a medal.'
Yes, yes, you'll see it later on; we shall kill their Salon.
1690s, "large room or apartment in a palace or great house," from French salon "reception room" (17c.), from Italian salone "large hall," from sala "hall," from a Germanic source (cf. Old English sele, Old Norse salr "hall," Old High German sal "hall, house," German Saal), from Proto-Germanic *salaz, from PIE *sel- (1) "human settlement" (cf. Old Church Slavonic selo "courtyard, village," Polish siolo, Russian selo "village," Lithuanian sala "village").
Sense of "reception room of a Parisian lady" is from 1810; meaning "gathering of fashionable people" first recorded 1888 (the woman who hosts one is a salonnière). Meaning "annual exhibition of contemporary paintings and sculpture in Paris" is from its originally being held in one of the salons of the Louvre. Meaning "establishment for hairdressing and beauty care" is from 1913.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SALON
- beau monde
- beautiful people
- café society
- country-club set
- cream of society
- crème de la crème
- fashionable society
- haut monde
- high life
- high society
- leisured class
- moneyed class
- polite society
- privileged class
- smart set
- the privileged
- the well-to-do
- upper class
- upper crust
- wealthy people