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drysalter

(ˈdraɪˌsɔːltə)
n
(Historical Terms) obsolete a dealer in certain chemical products, such as dyestuffs and gums, and in dried, tinned, or salted foods and edible oils

dry•salt•er

(ˈdraɪˌsɔl tər)

n. Chiefly Brit.
a dealer in dry chemicals and dyes.
[1700–10]
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There was scarce one of the ladies that hadn't a relation a Peer, though the husband might be a drysalter in the City.
Six novels were shortlisted for the fiction prize, the others being Her Birth by Rebecca Goss; Terror by Toby Martinez de las Rivas; Two Countries by Katrina Porteous, who also grew up in County Durham and lives on the Northumberland coast; Drysalter by Michael Symmons Roberts; and Boneland by Alan Garner.
Parallax was also shortlisted for the 2013 Forward Prize for Best Collection but lost out to Michael Symmons Roberts' Drysalter.
A previous recipient of the Costa Book of the Year, Kate Atkinson, has won the latest Costa Novel Award for her title Life After Life and Michael Symmons Roberts, who won the Poetry Award in 2004, wins the Costa category for Poetry with Drysalter.
London, August 22 (ANI): A new research from Collins Dictionary has indicated that words like aerodrome, charabanc, wittol, drysalter, alienism and many others are no longer used by people.
100 YEARS AGO: Yesterday afternoon a fire broke out at the shop of Joseph Earp, drysalter and colourman, 24, Cheapside, and within an hour the premises were completely gutted.
Among them was a drysalter in Hockley whose modest enterprise would eventually become one of the city's most famous names.
Shortlisted poets for the Forward Prize for Best Collection are Rebecca Goss for Her Birth; Glyn Maxwell for Pluto; Sinead Morrissey for Parallax; Jacob Polley for The Havocs; and Michael Symmons Roberts for Drysalter.
Best Before: 1890s Alienism ThE study and treatment of mental illness Best Before: 1920s Rundlet A LiquiD measure, usually about 15 gallons Best Before: 1920s Wittol mAN who tolerates his wife's unfaithfulness Best Before: 1940s Drysalter DeALer in certain chemical products, such as dyestuffs and gums, also dried, tinned, or salted foods and edible oils.
Astleys first opened in Broadgate as a chandler and drysalter, selling oils, rope, canvas products and agricultural seeds.
Among them was a drysalter in Hockley whose modest enterprise was to become one of city's most famous names.