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salty dog

A sailor, especially a man, who is older and/or has had a lot of experience on the seas. The bar was packed with old salty dogs who'd travelled all across the world, sharing stories of their adventures.
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salty

slang Annoyed. Of course I'm salty—you made fun of me in front of all our friends! Why is she so salty? I told her I was going to be home late!

salty

n. expensive; [of a price] falsely bid up. That price is a little salty. Is that the best you can do?
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Even the saltiest, grimiest engineers will raise their hands and want to go help," he says.
The stories of how they responded to challenge, responsibility, and leadership roles, in unfamiliar terrain, with an unpredictable mission set, and yet represented our core values of honor, courage, and commitment under fire with valor and without compromise will amaze even the saltiest among us.
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She took the smallest pieces she could, and closed her eyes as the tastes exploded on her tongue, the saltiest, spiciest, sweetest, sourest, most bitter things she had ever eaten.
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The Dead Sea in the Middle East, known as the saltiest sea in the world, is a great beautifier too.
Though pretzels have been a popular low-fat snack for health-conscious vending machine patrons for years, Sanders warns that they can be the saltiest snack in the display case - a major concern for diabetics and those watching their blood pressure.
It helps to be the craziest, saltiest guy on the ocean.
It is the lowest spot on earth, which lies approximately 400 metres below sea level, it is the saltiest of all deep, natural bodies of water and has a singular chemical composition.
This treasure trove of nautical gifts, antiques, curiosities and maritime accessories will please the saltiest of tastes.
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My old shooting pard Marc Halcon is certainly one of the saltiest gunmen I've ever come across.