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salt-and-pepper

A mottled mixture of black, grey, and white. Usually used in reference to hair. Her salt-and-pepper hair gave our teacher a look of distinction and authority.
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salt

n. a sailor. (Especially with old.) I’ve sailed a little, but you could hardly call me an old salt.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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In both countries the salt-lakes occupy shallow depressions in the plains; in both the mud on the borders is black and fetid; beneath the crust of common salt, sulphate of soda or of magnesium occurs, imperfectly crystallized; and in both, the muddy sand is mixed with lentils of gypsum.
They had complete supplies for a year, and were to meet Captain Bonneville in the ensuing summer, in the valley of Bear River, the largest tributary of the Salt Lake, which was to be his point of general rendezvous.
He decided on staying at Salt Patch until his marriage to Mrs.
Salt is an ideal carrier for micronutrient fortification and micronutrients like iodine and iron can be introduced through salt, which ingested by an individual provides numerous nutritional benefits, this micronutrient added salt is called as fortified salt.
Since the beginning of life on earth, natural salt has been an essential element used by ocean flora, animals, and people.
HAVE you ever observed how people smother their French fries and popcorn with salt? And how Filipinos, particularly those from the North, reach for salted fish even if their viand had already been cooked with a dash of salt?
It has been said that salt water heals - be it wounds and cuts on the outside or the ones we have inside.
Panaji, (Goa) [India] Apr 10 ( ANI ): The 1500 years old salt farming of rock salts in Goa is dwindling away as iodised versions of it are ruling the roost.
The Cerebos artisanal range of salts has been expertly sourced from a variety of exotic locations to ensure both purity and flavour.
But, with UK adults reportedly consuming 33% more salt a day than is recommended, is it time to break the habit?
the so options MYTH: ROCK SALT IS HEALTHIER THAN REGULAR SALT MANY people believe trendier sea and rock salts are healthier than regular salts.
While studying for a vocabulary test, one of my boys asked me if I knew that the root of the word salary was "salarium" which is derived from "sal" or salt. He explained that Roman warriors were once paid in salt.
Aro-En's 500-hectare salt farm is devoted to the production of mineral sea salts and its gourmet salt variants, which come in 16 varieties.
When it comes to smoked salts, Zoske warns that there is a real push back against liquid smoke.
11> Your teacher will reveal the identity of the unknown salts.