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Definitions of salts

  1. A colloquial equivalent of Epsom-salt or other salt used as a medicine. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2. Familiarly, Epsom salts. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  3. The popular name of various chemical salts, as Glauber's salt, Epsom salts, &c. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for salts

  1. He kills one hog, and salts it, which is all the meat used in the family during the year. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  2. The boy found a cake of tar soap, a bottle of salts and a package of sulphur. – The Shagganappi by E. Pauline Johnson