verb (used with object)
- Also salt down. to preserve by adding quantities of salt to, as meat.
- Informal. to keep in reserve; store away; save: to salt away most of one's earnings.
Origin of salt1
Related formssalt·like, adjective
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Examples from the Web for salt
Place the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt on parchment or wax paper.Make ‘The Chew’s’ Carla Hall’s Sticky Toffee Pudding|Carla Hall|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Whisk in the half and half and season to taste with salt and pepper.
Bring a large pot of water to a boil and season liberally with salt.
Remove from heat and stir in the walnuts, rum, powdered sugar, and salt until fully incorporated.
Rub the loin with olive oil, and season with salt and pepper.Make Carla Hall’s Roasted Pork Loin With Cranberries|Carla Hall|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He would have liked bread and salt, but was in no mood to grumble over his meal.The Bungalow Boys North of Fifty-Three|Dexter J. Forrester
This species is found almost exclusively in salt marshes, where they skulk about like rats.Bird Guide|Chester A. Reed
Sprinkle the salt over the top and cover with large cabbage leaves and then with a cheese-cloth wrung out of salt water.Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book|Mary A. Wilson
With a little practice, salt rising bread becomes less work to make than hop yeast bread.The Laurel Health Cookery|Evora Bucknum Perkins
Coals and salt, machinery and manufactured goods, can be distributed easily from the great towns that produce them.Cheshire|Charles E. Kelsey
British Dictionary definitions for salt (1 of 2)
Derived Formssaltish, adjectivesaltless, adjectivesaltlike, adjectivesaltness, noun
Word Origin for salt
British Dictionary definitions for salt (2 of 2)
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Idioms and Phrases with salt
In addition to the idioms beginning with salt
- salt away
- salt of the earth, the
- back to the salt mines
- with a grain of salt