Cat-salt

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cat-salt A sort of salt, finely granulated, formed out of the bittern or leach brine.
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Usage

In literature:

One plan of acquiring sudden wealth was to "salt" a wild cat claim and sell out while the excitement was up.
"Roughing It" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
One plan of acquiring sudden wealth was to "salt" a wild cat claim and sell out while the excitement was up.
"Roughing It, Part 5." by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Ned baited his hook with a piece of alligator, which was promptly seized by a salt-water cat.
"Dick in the Everglades" by A. W. Dimock
The three cargoes are: salt, cats, and uniforms.
"Italian Popular Tales" by Thomas Frederick Crane
A true cat, he doted on fish, even salt fish.
"The Backwoodsmen" by Charles G. D. Roberts
Nest a ball of woven flags and grasses, lined with cat-tail down, and attached to rushes in salt marsh over two feet of water.
"The Bird Book" by Chester A. Reed
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In news:

Steve Griffin The Salt Lake Tribune William Buckley rolls a ball as he bowls in his Tuesday night bowling league at Fat Cats Bowling Alley in Salt Lake City.
Eric Sogard delivered an RBI single in the bottom of the tenth inning to give the Sacramento River Cats a 1-0 victory over the Salt Lake Bees on Friday night.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Angered that his wet laundry had been removed from a washer, a customer dumped a well-used cat litter box into the same washer, which now was filled with another customer's clothes, according to KUTV news.
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (September 17, 2012) – Vortex Racing, an industry leader in motorcycle racing components, announced today that it is launching the Vortex PINK Campaign™ with a new color in its custom CAT 5 Sprocket line: pink.
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