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salt away

transitive verb

Definition of salt away

  1. :  to lay away (as money) safely :  save



Examples of salt away in a sentence

  1. <salted away some jewels in a safe-deposit box for the lean times>



Circa 1890

First Known Use of salt away

circa 1890


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