drysalter

drysalter

[drahy-sawl-ter]
noun British.
a dealer in dry chemicals and dyes.

Origin:
1700–10; dry + salter

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

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