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Definition of salt chuck in English:

noun

North American dialect
The sea, or an inlet of the sea which flows into a lake or river.
Example sentences
  • The salt chuck is located across the bay from the dock. The entrance to the lagoon flows calmly and leisurely at high tide, but then turns to a churning white water rapid at low tide.

Origin

chuck from Chinook Jargon.

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