Definition of "salt-box" []

  • A box in which salt is packed for sale or for transportation. (noun)
  • A box for keeping salt for domestic use. (noun)
  • An English naval term for a receptacle in which a temporary supply of gun-cartridges is kept on deck. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "salt-box" in a sentence
  • "God Damn America - Especially Pennsylvania yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'God Damn America - Especially Pennsylvania'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: At a PA gas station, I scored the paper and coffee, spilled some on the front page – the closest thing I\'ve got to a religious ritual – then parked in front of a row of insanely pretty salt-box houses shining like mad teeth on the river bank."
  • "While surveying the interior architecture of a lean-to connected to the salt-box section of the house, we noticed a small trap door in the ceiling of a closet."
  • "He was so small that his mother used to put him on the table to play; and once she found him in the salt-box."