old salt

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Noun1.old salt - a man who serves as a sailorold salt - a man who serves as a sailor  
able seaman, able-bodied seaman - a seaman in the merchant marine; trained in special skills
boatswain, bo's'n, bos'n, bosun, bo'sun - a petty officer on a merchant ship who controls the work of other seamen
deckhand, roustabout - a member of a ship's crew who performs manual labor
helmsman, steerer, steersman - the person who steers a ship
bargee, bargeman, lighterman - someone who operates a barge
ship's officer, officer - a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel; "he is the officer in charge of the ship's engines"
pilot - a person qualified to guide ships through difficult waters going into or out of a harbor
crewman, sailor - any member of a ship's crew
sea lawyer - an argumentative and contentious seaman
whaler - a seaman who works on a ship that hunts whales
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She singled out from their number an old salt, whose bare arms and feet, and exposed breast, were covered with as many inscriptions in India ink as the lid of an Egyptian sarcophagus.
And it depressed me to think that so sweet a child as Eva Denison should have spoken harshly of so good a man as her step-father, simply because he had breadth enough to sympathize with a coarse old salt like Captain Harris.
It was now nearly the hour of high tide, but the waves were so great that in their troughs the shallows of the shore were almost visible, and the schooner, with all sails set, was rushing with such speed that, in the words of one old salt, "she must fetch up somewhere, if it was only in hell".
Men in accurate clothes, with faces like those carved on cherry stones by the old salts in sailors' homes, turned and stared at Dulcie as she sped, unheeding, past them.
It donna smell," she whispered, thinking this was a great advantage which old salts had over fresh ones: they did you good without biting your nose.
All three give glimpses of the shops of grocers, block-makers, slop-sellers, and ship-chandlers, around the doors of which are generally to be seen, laughing and gossiping, clusters of old salts, and such other wharf-rats as haunt the Wapping of a seaport.
The campaign features a series of videos in which the post-nautical sage slides across icy roads and shares virgin tequila shots, all in service of the Institute's favorite mineral - good old salt.
The visit included a walking tour to the Al-Hammam souk, built at the end of the 19th century and a vital part of Salt's heritage; the Historic Old Salt Museum-Abu Jaber House, which documents the city's historical importance; and Al-Khader shrine, founded in 1682.
Then worried staff at his nursing home had a call from a fellow vet to say the old salt was safe and well at a hotel in Ouistreham.
The district includes seven contributing buildings, three contributing sites, and two contributing structures related to the Old Salt Sulphur Springs Resort or "Old Salt.
He said the product stays where it's put, a great advantage over the old salt.
Reason for Sale:Relocating- Profitable 11 yr old salt water aquarium store w/ service route.