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Usage examples for salty

  1. I know of no harmless salt substitute that really tastes salty. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  2. Even their talk has a salty flavor. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  3. Some day I'll take you and my two little Curlytops to the real ocean, and you can taste how salty the waves are. – The Curlytops on Star Island by Howard R. Garis
  4. As a man, I have seen the old narrow streets widening- the old houses crumbling- and the salty savouring of society evaporate, and the sea influence recede before improvement- education and enlightenment of all sorts. – Recollections of Old Liverpool by A Nonagenarian
  5. Cream white, slightly salty; eaten fresh in Paris, where it is as popular as on its home island. – The Complete Book of Cheese by Robert Carlton Brown
  6. I made for the deck directly, the air meeting me with a rush of salty softness as I ran up the saloon stairway. – The Life Everlasting: A Reality of Romance by Marie Corelli
  7. Ravenously he attacked the salty meat, the sweet, cloying dates. – Little Eve Edgarton by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  8. When the first salty wave curved over him, he leaned into it with his shoulder and began to swim- out away from the shore, circling around to approach the ship from the side facing the sea. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  9. It belongs to a family which seems to delight in deserts and salty soil! – On the Seashore by R. Cadwallader Smith
  10. Why, said Dot, earnestly, you see teacher told Jacob one day that she liked them, but she wished his father didn't make them so salty. – The Corner House Girls at School by Grace Brooks Hill
  11. The salty water poured out of the deep rings in his ruddy neck and ran down his dark brown back. – The White Feather Hex by Don Peterson
  12. For there the salty tide finds calm repose, Sheltered from every boisterous wind that blows; And ripples, like faint shadows on a glass, Play lightly where the fitful breezes pass. – The Last West and Paolo's Virginia by G. B. Warren
  13. It may be shown to be heavier and denser than water; to have a faint odor and a slightly salty taste; to have a bright red color when it contains oxygen and a dark red color when oxygen is absent; and to undergo, when exposed to certain conditions, a change called coagulation. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  14. Sometimes salty from lying in a brine bath from two days to two months. – The Complete Book of Cheese by Robert Carlton Brown
  15. We pitched our tents on old Bar Island, slept on the fragrant hay at night, played ball, and renewed our youth inhaling deep draughts of the salty wind which bloweth in from the sea. – The Gentleman from Everywhere by James Henry Foss
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