Salted
Salt Salt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Salted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Salting}.] 1. To sprinkle, impregnate, or season with salt; to preserve with salt or in brine; to supply with salt; as, to salt fish, beef, or pork; to salt cattle. [1913 Webster]

2. To fill with salt between the timbers and planks, as a ship, for the preservation of the timber. [1913 Webster]

{To salt a mine}, to artfully deposit minerals in a mine in order to deceive purchasers regarding its value. [Cant]

{To salt away}, {To salt down}, to prepare with, or pack in, salt for preserving, as meat, eggs, etc.; hence, colloquially, to save, lay up, or invest sagely, as money. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • salted — adjective To which salt has been added. Salted peanuts …   Wiktionary

  • salted — adj. Salted is used with these nouns: ↑beef, ↑butter, ↑fish, ↑herring, ↑meat, ↑nut, ↑water …   Collocations dictionary

  • salted — salt•ed [[t]ˈsɔl tɪd[/t]] adj. seasoned, preserved, or otherwise treated with salt: salted nuts[/ex] • Etymology: 1300–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • salted — /sawl tid/, adj. seasoned, cured, or otherwise treated with salt. [1300 50; ME; see SALT1, ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • salted — salt·ed || sɔːltɪd adj. having salt added, salty; experienced, seasoned (Slang) sɔːlt n. sodium chloride, common crystalline mineral, table salt; element that provides zest or liveliness; experienced sailor; element that makes an expression …   English contemporary dictionary

  • salted — slated …   Anagrams dictionary

  • salted — /ˈsɒltəd/ (say soltuhd), /ˈsɔltəd/ (say sawltuhd) adjective 1. seasoned, cured, or otherwise treated with salt. 2. Colloquial experienced in some occupation, etc …   Australian English dictionary

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