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salt lick

noun
1.
a place to which animals go to lick naturally occurring salt deposits.
2.
a block of salt or salt preparation provided, as in a pasture, for cattle, horses, etc.
Origin
1735-1745
1735-45, Americanism
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  • However, they also noted that sheep avoided using a salt lick while humans were in the vicinity.
  • Make, set or use a salt lick on land inhabited by deer or bear.
British Dictionary definitions for salt lick

salt lick

noun
1.
a place where wild animals go to lick naturally occurring salt deposits
2.
a block of salt or a salt preparation given to domestic or farm animals to lick
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