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Originally appearing in Volume V24, Page 239 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SAVAGE, a word by derivation meaning belonging to the wilds or forests (O. Fr. salvage, mod.sauvage, Late Lat. silvaticus, silva, wood, forest), hence wild, uncultivated, barbarian, and so used of races in an uncivilized or barbarous condition, or of animals or human beings generally, untamed, ferocious.
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HENRI SAUVAL (1623–1676)

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