saltine

noun
sal·tine | \sȯl-ˈtēn \

Definition of saltine 

: a thin crisp cracker usually sprinkled with salt

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When the oil reaches 325 degrees on a deep-fry thermometer, add the saltines in batches of 6 crackers and fry, turning frequently, for 1 to 2 minutes, until tanned. San Antonio Express-News, "Recipe: East Coast Oyster Stew with Twice-Fried Saltines and Charred Turnip Relish," 17 Jan. 2018 My doctor told me to try eating saltine crackers, but that did not work. Alicia Harper, Redbook, "What Motherhood Has Taught Me," 29 Dec. 2011 Remove from the refrigerator 15 minutes before serving with white toast, saltine crackers, or potato chips. Taylor Antrim, Vogue, "A Perfect Spring Recipe from Tamar Adler’s New Cookbook, Something Old, Something New," 5 Apr. 2018 Sleeve of saltines, salami, cutting board, ginger ale. Emma Wartzman, Bon Appetit, "All the Things We Eat When We're Too Sick to Cook," 7 Mar. 2018 Here's why: Save us, Rihanna, from this saltine-dry awards show. Maeve Mcdermott, USA TODAY, "Brutally honest rankings of every 2018 Grammy performance," 28 Jan. 2018 For Southerners, of course that means making Mama’s pimento cheese, served with a sleeve of saltines. Rebecca Angel Baer, Southern Living, "Tyson Chicken Has a Plan to End Double Dipping," 31 Jan. 2018 For the Saltines: While the stew is simmering, make the saltines. San Antonio Express-News, "Recipe: East Coast Oyster Stew with Twice-Fried Saltines and Charred Turnip Relish," 17 Jan. 2018 For all its gags (mini McMansions, giant saltine crackers, a Laura Dern/Neil Patrick Harris sales pitch on the whole thing), the film is surprisingly fatalistic. Kevin Nguyen, GQ, "Downsizing’s Hong Chau Is Speaking a Language Hollywood Hasn’t Heard Before," 22 Dec. 2017

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1907, in the meaning defined above

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saltine

noun

English Language Learners Definition of saltine

: a thin, salty cracker

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