saltie

[ sawl-tee ]
/ ˈsɔl ti /

noun Canadian Slang.

an ocean-going sailor.

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Origin of saltie

First recorded in 1960–65; salt1 + -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for saltie

saltie
/ (ˈsɔːltɪ) /

noun

Australian informal a saltwater crocodile
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