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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.
See also: dog, salty

salty

slang Annoyed by, upset by, or resentful of something that has been done or said to one. 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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I abandoned all care and treated myself to crispy duck, spring rolls, prawn toast - triangular slices of heaven with liberal toppings of prawns and sesame seeds - and the crispiest, saltiest, scrummiest seaweed.
With the help of two of the saltiest outlaws I know, my Dad, Handlebar Bob and friend Gus Miller, willing to put the Remington through the lead challenge, we were set to go.
This pattern of the bottom water being the saltiest, warmest, and densest continues through late winter and early spring, with each successive sample period reflecting steadily increasing salinities at all depths, caused partly by the exclusion of salt as the surface ice thickens, and perhaps partly by advection.
This method is not very successful in Sindh because the water in most of the well is saltiest, which is not suitable for irrigation purpose.
But the world's lowest and saltiest body of water lies below the Red Sea and the pipeline must cross higher land in order to reach it -- a project that will entail a major pumping effort.
But the world s lowest and saltiest body of water lies below the Red Sea and the pipeline must cross higher land in order to reach it -- a project that will entail a major pumping effort.
By allowing comments to be posted to news stories anonymously, newspapers have opened themselves up to hate-filled rants and profanity-laden arguments that would make even the saltiest of sailors blush.
The Dead Sea, the world's saltiest body of water, is being degraded and seriously threatened by unsustainable economic development and the diversion of its waters, according to FoEME.
Campaigners found that seven of the 10 saltiest salads sold by supermarkets were from M&S.
Among the supermarkets, Marks & Spencer had seven of the 10 saltiest salads.
The more solution of salt in the salty sea water, the heavier it gets but the easier it is to float in or even more or less float on, I believe it is the Dead Sea which is the saltiest sea on earth.
The pond--roughly a 1,000- by 400-meter basin--is the saltiest body of water on Earth by far, some eight times saltier than the Dead Sea.
At 156 meters below sea level, Lac Assal is the saltiest body of water on Earth and the lowest point on the African continent.
It is the saltiest living sea in the world, with 41 parts of salt per 1,000 parts water.
Foods that contribute the most salt to our diets are not necessarily the saltiest, but the ones we eat most often.