salt horse

salt horse

noun Nautical Slang.
salted beef; salt junk.

Origin:
1830–40

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  1. n.
    corned or salted beef. : We made spaghetti sauce with salt horse because that was the only meat we could find.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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