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old salt

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 salts who'd traveled all across the world, sharing stories of their adventures.
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Anglers who compete in the Old Salt event aren't the only ones who think pinfish have superior value, by the way.
The old Salt Lake car park charges motorists pounds 4 for all day parking, but motorhome owners want something for nothing, preferring to park free on Eastern Promenade day and overnight, causing the public health nuisance outlined in your report.
BREAKING two records in one of the UK's biggest sea angling societies AND winning a section championship in successive years is enough to make any old salt walk tall.
They may have an old salt for a company mascot, but the food ingredients people at Birds Eye are cutting down on the salt content in ready meals and snacks marketed to children, in face of a study indicating that British youngsters consume twice as much salt as they should.
This old salt Slak Jack who is the self-appointed caretaker of the Hailey park got into it around the fire with this new blood street dog from Seattle named Auggie.
Feeling particularly stressed, I consulted with my LPO, BM1 Old Salt. I was interested in seeing if he knew some other method of rigging the pump aboard.
As she and her mentor and old salt friend, Alden Leeman, meet for lunch at the Dry Dock in Portland, Maine, the stories flow as freely as the drinks.
But, as General Jumper enjoys pointing out, this "old salt" has really enjoyed his time as an "aging airman."
The company was founded in 1978 in Milford, DE, acquiring Old Salt Seafood and Mr.
QWE have 14 Royal Doulton character jugs, including Old Salt, Captain Cuttle, the Gondolier and the miniature Gladiator.
Then one day, happiness like the sea at the depths of the sea, you touch the window, knock wood, to settle blood you thought gone for good with the old horse grazing the horizon, and the grass's green cry from beneath the frozen damper; you touch what isn't there yet what's coming: the promised life but you've too many legs, too many arms, and your heart's in knots -- sit down, soul, sit down, let the child lost in the creases undo the net of the poor old salt who's caught only water.
While old salt Rudy griped about spending time with a "naked queer," Hatch earned his grudging admiration and unshakable loyalty.
But scientists have proposed injecting [CO.sub.2] from energy plants and factories into coal beds, old salt mines, deep aquifers (underground water-storage units), or depleted oil or gas reservoirs.
The 22nd Annual Old Salt Fall King of the Beach tournament, held Nov.