It lives on salt-water and blue-books and what it doesnt know isnt worth a dead star-fish.
I rather opine we salt-water folk are too free of our hearts.
How still it was, with only the voice of the sea whispering through the reeds that grew in the salt-water pools!
I made a salt-water aquarium five days ago, and it is all right.
She possessed a collection of shells, fresh, and salt-water, that represented a very tidy sum of money.
Only the feeling, the breath of the salt-water, remained in me.
According to Charley's account, salt-water existed a mile lower down.
I have said that in the chest there was a spy-glass, but it had been wetted with salt-water, and was useless.
The west wind blows you fellows inland as it does the salt-water gnats.
To-day our salt-water lake is as fine as the Mediterranean.'
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).