variants: or salt water taffy
Definition of saltwater taffy
: taffy that is made in various colors and flavors and is usually sold in small, individually-wrapped pieces Where better can the vacationing population of the Cape go to sightsee a human kaleidoscope, to keep kids entertained, to buy saltwater taffy and a Cape Cod sweatshirt, to have a good time and a good meal?— Charles N. Barnard
Note: Saltwater taffy is typically associated with seaside tourist areas. It may have salt as an ingredient, but it does not contain seawater.
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