Definition of dry-salter in English:

dry-salter

Syllabification: dry-salt·er

noun

British historical
  • A dealer in dyes, gums, and drugs, and sometimes also in pickles and other preserved foodstuffs.
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    • You knew Tommy Hill, the wittiest of Dry Salters.
    • In England the girl had fallen in love with a poor English dry-salter.

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