salt chuck

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noun Canadian Informal.

the ocean.
any body of salt water.

Nearby words

  1. salt,
  2. salt away,
  3. salt bath,
  4. salt cake,
  5. salt cedar,
  6. salt cod,
  7. salt dome,
  8. salt flat,
  9. salt gland,
  10. salt glaze

Origin of salt chuck

First recorded in 1855–60

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Examples from the Web for 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