salt away


Definition of salt away

transitive verb

: to lay away (something valuable, such as money) safely : save

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Examples of salt away in a Sentence

salted away some jewels in a safe-deposit box for the lean times

First Known Use of salt away

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of salt away was circa 1890

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grandiloquent, ostentatious, or bombastic

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