drysaltery
noun see drysalter

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Drysaltery — Dry salt er*y, n. The articles kept by a drysalter; also, the business of a drysalter. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • drysaltery — [drī′sôl΄tə rē] n. pl. drysalteries Brit. the stock, shop, or trade of a drysalter * * * See dry salter. * * * …   Universalium

  • drysaltery — [drī′sôl΄tə rē] n. pl. drysalteries Brit. the stock, shop, or trade of a drysalter …   English World dictionary

  • drysaltery — n. goods sold by a drysalter; business of a drysalter …   English contemporary dictionary

  • drysaltery — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun 1. Britain : the articles kept by a drysalter 2. Britain : the business of a drysalter …   Useful english dictionary

  • drysalter — noun Date: 1707 British a dealer in crude dry chemicals and dyes • drysaltery noun, British …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Drysalter — Drysalters were dealers in a range of chemical products, including glue, varnish, dye and colourings. They might supply salt or chemicals for preserving food and sometimes also sold pickles, dried meat or related items. The name drysalter or dry… …   Wikipedia

  • drysalter —   n. dealer in dried goods, foods, chemicals, etc.    ♦ drysaltery, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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