salt chuck


noun Canadian Informal.

the ocean.
any body of salt water.

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Origin of salt chuck

First recorded in 1855–60
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British Dictionary definitions for saltchuck

saltchuck
/ (ˈsɔːltˌtʃʌk) /

noun

Canadian any body of salt water

Word Origin for saltchuck

C20: from salt + chuck 4
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