- n. dealer in dried goods, foods, chemicals, etc.♦ drysaltery, n.
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Drysalter — Dry salt er, n. A dealer in salted or dried meats, pickles, sauces, etc., and in the materials used in pickling, salting, and preserving various kinds of food Hence drysalters usually sell a number of saline substances and miscellaneous drugs.… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
drysalter — [drī′sôl΄tər] n. Brit. a dealer in chemical products, dyes, etc. or, formerly, in dried or salted foods … English World dictionary
Drysalter — Drysalters were dealers in a range of chemical products, including glue, varnish, dye and colourings. They might supply salt or chemicals for preserving food and sometimes also sold pickles, dried meat or related items. The name drysalter or dry… … Wikipedia
drysalter — noun Date: 1707 British a dealer in crude dry chemicals and dyes • drysaltery noun, British … New Collegiate Dictionary
drysalter — /druy sawl teuhr/, n. Brit. a dealer in dry chemicals and dyes. [1700 10; DRY + SALTER] * * * … Universalium
drysalter — n. seller of dry goods and chemicals … English contemporary dictionary
drysalter — dry•salt•er [[t]ˈdraɪˌsɔl tər[/t]] n. brit. a dealer in dry chemicals and dyes • Etymology: 1700–10 … From formal English to slang
drysalter — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: dry (I) + salter Britain : a dealer in crude dry chemicals and dyes … Useful english dictionary
Drysaltery — Dry salt er*y, n. The articles kept by a drysalter; also, the business of a drysalter. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Matas (drug store) — Matas A/S Matas drug store on Kongensgade in Odense, Denmark. Type A/S Genre Drug store chain … Wikipedia