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Salt, subst. the substance generally used for seasoning food: Gent. III, 1, 369 (according to some, == salt-cellar). Ado IV, 1, 144. H5 V, 1, 9. Figuratively: “the spice and s. that season a man,” Troil. I, 2, 277. “we have some s. of our youth in us,” Wiv. II, 3, 50. Applied to tears: the salt in them (your tears) “is hot,” John V, 7, 45. “the s. of most unrighteous tears,” Hml. I, 2, 154. “for certain drops of s.” Cor. V, 6, 93. “this would make a man a man of s.” Lr. IV, 6, 199.
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