Salt horse

Also found in: Idioms.
the sailor's name for salt beef.
salted beef.

See also: Horse, Salt

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
Oh, there was a small beaker of water, a little salt horse, and some salt-water-soaked sea biscuit--enough to keep us alive to Tagalag.
Waiting an hour for a burger isn't a show but, if the staff at Salt Horse on Blackfriars Street in Edinburgh submit it next year, then they might at least manage to hoodwink a few folk into staying and buying more of those craft beers they make a big deal about.
Meat:Stack has been trading for almost two years at local events across the North East, with popups in No28 in Newcastle city centre and Salt Horse in Edinburgh helping to build up a faithful following.