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salt chuck

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noun Canadian Informal.
  1. the ocean.
  2. any body of salt water.

Origin of salt chuck

First recorded in 1855–60
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British Dictionary definitions for saltchuck

saltchuck

noun
  1. Canadian any body of salt water

Word Origin

C20: from salt + chuck 4
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