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Salt, adj. seasoned or impregnated with salt: “the s. fish,” Wiv. I, 1, 22 (== a fish from salt water, a seafish?).* Ant. II, 5, 17. Used of the sea: “their s. sovereign,” Lucr. 650. “the s. deep,” Tp. I, 2, 253. “stained with s. water,” II, 1, 64. LLL V, 1, 61. Mids. III, 2, 393. Tw. II, 1, 32. III, 4, 419. H5 I, 2, 209. Tim. V, 1, 219. Hml. III, 2, 166. Of tears: “my s. tears,” Ven. 1071. “drops full s.” Tp. I, 2, 155. Mids. II, 2, 92. All's I, 3, 178. Tw. II, 1, 32. R2 IV, 245. H6A I, 1, 50. H6B III, 2, 96. H6B III, 2, 96 Cor. IV, 1, 22 “(--er).” Rom. II, 3, 71. III, 5, 135. Tim. IV, 3, 443. Hml. IV, 5, 154. Oth. IV, 3, 47. R3 I, 2, 154. Of other defluxions: “s. rheum,” Err. III, 2, 131. Oth. III, 4, 51.
Figuratively, == 1) bitter, pungent: “the pride and s. scorn of his eyes,” Troil. I, 3, 371. 2) lecherous: “whose s. imagination hath wronged your honour,” Meas. V, 406. “make use of thy s. hours: season the slaves for tubs and baths,” Tim. IV, 3, 85. “his s. and most hidden loose affection,” Oth. II, 1, 244. “as s. as wolves in pride,” III, 3, 404. “s. Cleopatra,” Ant. II, 1, 21.
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