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salt chuck

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

First recorded in 1855–60
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Historical Examples of salt chuck

  • At the break of day we paddled away over the remainder of the salt-chuck, as the Indians call the sea, until Stetchas was reached.

    Blazing The Way

    Emily Inez Denny