old salt

noun

Definition of old salt

informal
: someone who has sailed for many years An old salt told me tales about life in the navy.

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“Old salt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/old%20salt. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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