salt chuck


noun Canadian Informal.

the ocean.
any body of salt water.

Origin of salt chuck

First recorded in 1855–60 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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