salt-box

or salt·box

[ sawlt-boks ]
/ ˈsɔltˌbɒks /

noun

a box in which salt is kept.
a type of house found especially in New England, generally two full stories high in front and one story high in back, the roof having about the same pitch in both directions so that the ridge is well toward the front of the house.

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Origin of salt-box

First recorded in 1605–15
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British Dictionary definitions for saltbox

saltbox
/ (ˈsɔːltˌbɒks) /

noun

a box for salt with a sloping lid
US a house that has two storeys in front and one storey at the back, with a gable roof that extends downwards over the rear
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