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1. barrow, n.3 View full entry 1686

...Salt-making. A conical basket into which the wet salt is put to drain....

2. beany, adj. View full entry 1886

...In salt-mining: beany marl or metal = bean metalbean2....

3. bittern, n.2 View full entry 1682

...The mother water or lye which remains after the crystallization of common salt from sea-water or the brine of salt-springs. It contains sulphate and chloride of magnesium, bromine, iodine, etc....

4. brewage, n. View full entry c1550

...A boiling (e.g. of salt)....

5. brine-man in brine, n. View full entry c1682

...one who superintends the making of brine....

6. brine-seeth in brine, n. View full entry 1748

...a salt boilery....

7. briner, n. View full entry c1682

...A salt boiler, a salter....

8. † bullion, n.1 View full entry 1610

...A boiling, a quantity (of salt, etc.) boiled at one time (Old French boullon de sel, medieval Latin bullio ‘mensura salinaria’ Du Cange); cf. modern ‘a boil of...

9. cat, n.1 View full entry 1886

...plural. The salt which crystallizes round the edge of the pan or beneath the holes in the bottom of the trough in which salt is put to drain. Cf. cat...

10. clearer, n. View full entry c1682

...Salt-making. A tank or reservoir used in condensing salt from brine....

11. clod-salt in clod, n. View full entry 1674

...the salt which adheres in clots to the bottom of the salt-pans....

12. crib, n. View full entry c1682

...Salt-making. An apparatus like a hay-rack in which the salt is placed to drain after boiling. ? Obsolete....

13. ditch, n.1 View full entry 1884

...Salt-making (Cheshire). See quot. 1884....

14. dodge, v. View full entry 1884

...transitive. Salt-making (Cheshire). (See quot. 1884.)...

15. dodger, n. View full entry 1884

...Salt-making. (See quot. 1884) Cf. dodge10....

16. drab, n.1 View full entry 1753

...Salt-making. See quot. 1753 and cf. crib9....

17. dross, n. View full entry

...Salt-making. ‘The refuse or marl left after dissolving rock-salt in water.’ Chester Gloss.1884....

18. evaporating pan in evaporating, n. View full entry 1862

...in sugar and salt manufacture, a large shallow iron vessel in which the juice of the sugarcane and the brine is evaporated....

19. feather, n. View full entry 1753

...Salt-works. (see quot. 1753)....

20. flip, n.1 View full entry 1682

...The slimy scum rising to the surface of salt-pans. Obsolete....

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