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British Dictionary definitions for saltfish

saltfish

noun
  1. Caribbean salted cod
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Examples from the Web for saltfish

Historical Examples

  • I remember 'Saltfish' means 'have got smallpox; keep away,' and 'Saltpetre' means 'have got a cold; come at once.'

    Seeing France with Uncle John

    Anne Warner

  • From his white cabin at the top of a venerable structure comes the dean of the saltfish business.

    Modern Essays

    John Macy