old salt

NOUN
  1. a man who serves as a sailor
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  • In 1523, the king gave her a silver cup, Wolsey sent her a gold salter, and the countess of Devonshire gave her a gold cross. 54 In 1524, the same countess gave her a silver gilt image of the Virgin, Wolsey gave her a saucer of gold, and the Duke of Norfolk sent her a silver cup. 55 From Heads of Household to Heads of State: The Preaccession Households of Mary and Elizabeth Tudor, 1516-1558
  • Yongjia Kengxiang northwest edge of the boundary, was once an important old salt - off between commercial Road.
  • Old salts like to tell the story of the young sailor learning to become a navigator. Christianity Today
  • I used to jump off the boat to release the pots, but an old salt gave me a tip.
  • After innumerable voyages aboard men-of-war and merchant-men, fishing-schooners and chebacco-boats, the old salt had become master of a handcart, which he daily trundled about the vicinity, and sometimes blew his fish-horn through the streets of The Village Uncle (From "Twice Told Tales")
  • After innumerable voyages aboard men-of-war and merchantmen, fishing-schooners and chebacco-boats, the old salt had become master of a hand-cart, which he daily trundled about the vicinity, and sometimes blew his fish-horn through the streets of Twice Told Tales
  • But to them fish by day, The old salts say “Nay,” “A broadbill in the sunshine, yeah right!” Florida Keys Swordfish Limerick Contest
  • If you're an old salt yourself, or enjoy the carousing tales of the mariners, then you will enjoy the book and perhaps even have met some of the characters.
  • The requisite grizzled old salt, Mr. Stubb, pipe clenched between his teeth, was sung by Robert Orth, who succeeded in making his character a beloved comic figure in short order and led the local-color-providing sea-chanties (the chorus was also very strong). Moby-Dick premieres in Dallas
  • the old salt had sailed the seven seas
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