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salt water

noun
1.
water containing a large amount of salt.
2.
Origin of salt water
1000
before 1000; Middle English; Old English
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n.

Old English sealtera watera. As an adjective from 1520s. Salt-water taffy attested by 1886; so called because it originally was sold at seashore resorts, especially Atlantic City, N.J. (see taffy).

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