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1. One that manufactures or sells salt.
2. One that treats meat, fish, or other foods with salt.
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1. (Commerce) a person who deals in or manufactures salt
2. (Cookery) a person who treats meat, fish, etc, with salt
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(ˈsɔl tər)

1. a person who makes or sells salt.
2. a person whose job is to salt meat, fish, etc.
[before 1000]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.salter - someone who uses salt to preserve meat or fish or other foods
preserver - a cook who preserves fruits or meat
2.salter - someone who makes or deals in salt
merchandiser, merchant - a businessperson engaged in retail trade
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References in classic literature ?
It is a salt river, salter than the surrounding sea.
He's my uncle, - dad's own brother, - an' ef there's any bad luck loose on the Banks she'll fetch up ag'in' Uncle Salters, sure.
"snapped Uncle Salters, backing water with a splash.
Salters. I came to sea on account of nervous dyspepsia.
"You an' your nervis dyspepsy be drowned in the Whale-hole," roared Uncle Salters, a fat and tubly little man.
I'm forty-five," said Uncle Salters. "You count keerful, Penn."
"Salters, you pitch your fish in naow at once," he said in the tone of authority.
He's forkin' them wan by wan," howled Long Jack, as Uncle Salters got to work laboriously; the little man in the other dory counting a line of notches on the gunwale.
"Hold on!" roared Uncle Salters, bobbing by the waist.
"Beat by a farmer, Salters. An' you sech a sailor, too!"
"An' others," said Uncle Salters, "eats the fat o' the land in sloth, an' mocks their own blood-kin."
He went thither, with the names of the principal salters on his lips.