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Old salt   /oʊld sɔlt/   Listen
Old salt

A man who serves as a sailor.  Synonyms: gob, Jack, Jack-tar, mariner, sea dog, seafarer, seaman, tar.

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"Old salt" Quotes from Famous Books

... in with an "old salt," formerly one of the boatmen of Our English Watering Place who are therein immortalized by much kindly mention, with whom we have a pleasant chat about Charles Dickens. Harry Ford (the name of our friend) well remembers the great ...
— A Week's Tramp in Dickens-Land • William R. Hughes

Words linked to "Old salt" :   bosun, roustabout, seafarer, pilot, bo's'n, whaler, able seaman, steersman, ship's officer, deckhand, tar, boatswain, steerer, sailor, bo'sun, able-bodied seaman, helmsman, sea lawyer, bargeman, officer, bos'n, bargee, crewman, lighterman

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