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salt junk

noun Nautical Slang.
  1. salted beef or pork.
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Origin of salt junk

First recorded in 1785–95
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Historical Examples of salt junk

  • The boys said the officers were sick of salt-junk, and meant to have turtle-soup before they came home.

    If, Yes and Perhaps

    Edward Everett Hale