Examples from the Web for saltish
Tea made with saltish water, and salt sheep's milk, have been the only drawbacks of the six days' march.Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume I (of 2)|Isabella L. Bird
Oxide, a compound of oxygen, and a base destitute of acid and saltish properties.A Manual of the Antiquity of Man|J. P. MacLean
People eat these berries and find them good, with a saltish, bitter taste, and yet a dash of sweetness.
Its taste is saltish, with a degree of roughness and astringency.Elements of the Theory and Practice of Chymistry, 5th ed.|Pierre Joseph Macquer
Possibly they may be attracted by the saltish taste, but the result is that they get ill and their stomachs are distended.