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drysalter

[drahy-sawl-ter] /ˈdraɪˌsɔl tər/
noun, British.
1.
a dealer in dry chemicals and dyes.
Origin of drysalter
1700-1710
First recorded in 1700-10; dry + salter
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drysalter

/ˈdraɪˌsɔːltə/
noun
1.
(obsolete) a dealer in certain chemical products, such as dyestuffs and gums, and in dried, tinned, or salted foods and edible oils
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