The water is perfectly clear, has a saltish taste, and at the spring is not unlike weak broth, though it has a disagreeable odor.
It has a saltish taste according to the accurate Baron Haller, not unlike the whey of milk, which it even resembles in smell.
It was found to be saltish to the taste, and to dissolve readily in water.
The colours and the saltish taste of its surface are occasioned by a remainder of the Marine Acid.
People eat these berries and find them good, with a saltish, bitter taste, and yet a dash of sweetness.
Tea made with saltish water, and salt sheep's milk, have been the only drawbacks of the six days' march.
The water is seen oozing forth from the many bogs, and has a saltish taste, impregnated with saltpetre and sulphur.
The sweat is a turbid, saltish fluid with a feeble but characteristic odor due to certain volatile fatty acids.
The saltish torrent deluged the surrounding plains—putting every thing into a pretty pickle, as may well be imagined.
Possibly they may be attracted by the saltish taste, but the result is that they get ill and their stomachs are distended.