Definition of saltine
: a thin crisp cracker usually sprinkled with salt
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The company started out in 1913 making peanut brittle and saltines for decades from its old manufacturing facility in what is now South End.
Remember that time Paul George read a mean tweet about being traded for half a bag of saltine crackers?
Pinquito beans are an essential side dish (along with salsa, saltines, garlic bread and an icy relish tray).
On the patio, oysters are roasted over a wood fire and tossed into a metal bucket at the end of a table set with oyster knives and saltines.
Try saltines—that’s right, hon, sit a piece of cake on top of the cracker and go for it.
For instance, to remember a grocery list of low-fat cottage cheese, saltine crackers and cabbage, a memorizer might imagine a skinny stick figure drowning in a giant tub of cottage cheese in their bedroom.
This recipe is a take on sick-day chicken noodle soup, so pair it with a marathon of daytime TV court shows and a box of saltines.
Saltines and Gatorade remained by my side while the thought of eating healthy again sounded like a death sentence (irony!).
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Definition of saltine for English Language Learners
: a thin, salty cracker
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