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(tr, adverb) to hoard or save (money, valuables, etc)
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Words nearby salt away
saltarello, saltation, saltationism, saltatorial, saltatory, salt away, salt bath, salt-box, saltbush, salt cake, salt cedar
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How to use salt away in a sentence
"Salt away that chicken feed in your duds, and skip along," says Buck.The Gentle Grafter|O. Henry
Other Idioms and Phrases with salt away
Also, salt down. Keep in reserve, store, save, as in He salted away most of his earnings in a bank account. This idiom alludes to using salt as a food preservative. [Mid-1800s]
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