Definition for salted (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
- Also salt down. to preserve by adding quantities of salt to, as meat.
- Informal. to keep in reserve; store away; save: to salt away most of one's earnings.
Origin of salt1
Examples from the Web for salted
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and add the string beans.
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and set a bowl of ice water on the side.
For Stewed Brussels Sprouts Bring a medium pot of salted water to a boil and place a bowl of ice water to the side.
Another testimony describes a man who killed, salted, and ate his wife, and later was executed for the crime.Not Just Cannibalism: Seven Ways Colonial Jamestown Was a Living Hell|Nina Strochlic|May 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
You imagine that you are able, because you are a major power, to make “a sweet drink out of salted fish” as our old proverb goes.
Cook until tender in salted water long pieces of spaghetti, or fine macaroni.The Century Cook Book|Mary Ronald
Provisions were obtained in such plenty at Guahan, that in the two vessels they salted above fifty hogs for sea use.History of the Buccaneers of America|James Burney
His opinion seemed to be that the dirt was salted by the sea-winds, and preserved from further decomposition.Letters of a Traveller|William Cullen Bryant
He is the salt of the earth, and if the salt lose its savor, wherewith shall it be salted?Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence|Various
Besides the food they raise for themselves, they are allowed liberal rations of salted pork and Indian corn.
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Idioms and Phrases with salted
In addition to the idioms beginning with salt
- salt away
- salt of the earth, the
- back to the salt mines
- with a grain of salt