- to cure or preserve (meat, hides, etc.) by drying and salting.
Origin of dry-salt
First recorded in 1615–25
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Examples from the Web for dry-salt
We may pickle apples, pears and peaches, but we ferment, brine and dry-salt only vegetables.Every Step in Canning
Grace Viall Gray
In the dry-salt curing cellars are kept enormous stocks of the cheaper kinds of meat.
A single one of these dry-salt curing rooms holds over three million pounds.
- to preserve (food) by salting and removing moisture
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