Definition of Saltcat

1. n. A mixture of salt, coarse meal, lime, etc., attractive to pigeons.



Definition of Saltcat

1. Noun. A mixture of salt, coarse meal, lime, etc., attractive to pigeons. ¹

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Definition of Saltcat

1. a salt-mixture [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saltcat

saltato
saltatoria
saltatorial
saltatorious
saltatory
saltatory chorea
saltatory conduction
saltatory evolution
saltatory movement
saltatory replication
saltatory spasm
saltbox
saltboxes
saltbush
saltbushes
saltcat (current term)
saltcats
saltcellar
saltcellars
saltchucks
salted
salted plasma
salted serum
salter
salter-harris fractures
saltern
salterns
salters
saltest

Literary usage of Saltcat

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1. The Field Book: Or, Sports and Pastimes of the United Kingdom; Comp. from (1833)
"saltcat, i. A contrivance to attach pigeons to their dovecot. The last dietetic, or rather, perhaps, medicinal article necessary to be described, ..."

2. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"... the most have been derived from occupations; as smith, salter, armourer. („,... SA'LTERN. ». s. A salt-work. A saltcat made at the salterns. Mortimer. ..."

3. Passages of a Working Life During Half a Century: With a Prelude of Early by Charles Knight (1864)
"... at the time of which I am writing, the sort of attraction for flights of authors as a saltcat has for pigeons. The whole commerce of Literature is, ..."

4. Passages of a Working Life During Half a Century: With a Prelude of Early by Charles Knight (1864)
"... at the time of which I am writing, the sort of attraction for nights of authors as a saltcat has for pigeons. - The whole commerce of Literature is, ..."

5. A Glossary of the Mining and Mineral Industry by Albert Hill Fay (1920)
"... and used in the manufacture of soda by the Leblanc process, in glass making, etc. (Webster) saltcat. A lump of salt made nt a salt works. ..."

6. The Field Book: Or, Sports and Pastimes of the United Kingdom; Comp. from (1833)
"saltcat, i. A contrivance to attach pigeons to their dovecot. The last dietetic, or rather, perhaps, medicinal article necessary to be described, ..."

7. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"... the most have been derived from occupations; as smith, salter, armourer. („,... SA'LTERN. ». s. A salt-work. A saltcat made at the salterns. Mortimer. ..."

8. Passages of a Working Life During Half a Century: With a Prelude of Early by Charles Knight (1864)
"... at the time of which I am writing, the sort of attraction for flights of authors as a saltcat has for pigeons. The whole commerce of Literature is, ..."

9. Passages of a Working Life During Half a Century: With a Prelude of Early by Charles Knight (1864)
"... at the time of which I am writing, the sort of attraction for nights of authors as a saltcat has for pigeons. - The whole commerce of Literature is, ..."

10. A Glossary of the Mining and Mineral Industry by Albert Hill Fay (1920)
"... and used in the manufacture of soda by the Leblanc process, in glass making, etc. (Webster) saltcat. A lump of salt made nt a salt works. ..."

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