dry-salter

dry-salt·er

 (drī′sôl′tər)
n. Chiefly British
A dealer in chemical products and dyes.

dry′salt′er·y n.
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The company, based in Stanhope Street, in Liverpool's Baltic Triangle, started off as a "chemist, druggist and dry-salter" provisioning ships at Liverpool's port.