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saltine

[sawl-teen] /sɔlˈtin/
noun
1.
a crisp, salted cracker.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10, Americanism; salt1 + -ine2
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Examples from the web for saltine
  • Peel off the casing, heat, and pop it on top of saltine crackers.
  • But beware if you ask ahead of time that all you will be able to serve is a lemon wedge and a saltine.
  • saltine toffee is crazy delicious, and ridiculously easy to put together.
  • Panelists were given deionized water and unsalted saltine crackers between samples for palate cleansing.
Word Origin and History for saltine
n.

"salted flat cracker," 1907, short for saltine cracker (1894), from salt (n.) + -ine (1).

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