Definition of Saltworks

1. Noun. A plant where salt is produced commercially.

Generic synonyms: Industrial Plant, Plant, Works
Language type: Plural, Plural Form



Definition of Saltworks

1. Noun. (pluralonly) A place where salt is refined and prepared commercially. ¹

2. Noun. (figuratively pluralonly) A job, usually considered boring drudgery. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Saltworks

1. saltwork [n] - See also: saltwork

Lexicographical Neighbors of Saltworks

saltpetre
saltpetres
saltpetrous
saltproof
salts
saltshaker
saltshakers
saltus
saltuses
saltweed
saltweeds
saltwork
saltworks (current term)
saltwort
saltwort family
saltworts
salty
salty waters
salubrinal
salubrious
salubriously
salubriousness
salubrities
salubrity
salue
salued

Literary usage of Saltworks

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Travels in the Interior of Brazil: Principally Through the Northern by George Gardner (1846)
"... Island of Itama- rica—Pilar—saltworks of Jaguaripe—Prevalent Diseases in the Island—Its Fisheries—Peculiar Mode of Capture. ON the tenth of June, 1837, ..."

2. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, House of Lords, Parliament, Great Britain (1856)
"from the saltworks at Saltcoats, which were held in lease by the defenders, who were lessees of the Stevenston Coal- works. Tho defenders, by a minute of ..."

3. Annual Report of the Director of Forestry by Philippines Bureau of Forestry (1916)
"fishpond and saltworks, pastures and residence, with a few special ones as stated ... FISHPONDS AND saltworks The Bureau of Forestry has the control of the ..."

4. All Around the Wrekin by Walter White (1860)
"Into Worcestershire—King's Norton—The Lickey—The Source of Pebbles —The Incline—-Bromsgrove—The Town of Needles—Stoke—Droitwich —saltworks—The Brine ..."

5. The Island Empire: Or, Scenes of the First Exile of the Emperor Napoleon I. by Henry Drummond Wolff (1855)
"... Turkey—Arrivals —Major Paoli—Colombani—Reports—New saltworks—Projected Purchase of 3. Martino, and of Building at Rio—Recruits from Corsica—Colonels and ..."

6. Travels in the Interior of Brazil: Principally Through the Northern by George Gardner (1846)
"... Island of Itama- rica—Pilar—saltworks of Jaguaripe—Prevalent Diseases in the Island—Its Fisheries—Peculiar Mode of Capture. ON the tenth of June, 1837, ..."

7. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, House of Lords, Parliament, Great Britain (1856)
"from the saltworks at Saltcoats, which were held in lease by the defenders, who were lessees of the Stevenston Coal- works. Tho defenders, by a minute of ..."

8. Annual Report of the Director of Forestry by Philippines Bureau of Forestry (1916)
"fishpond and saltworks, pastures and residence, with a few special ones as stated ... FISHPONDS AND saltworks The Bureau of Forestry has the control of the ..."

9. All Around the Wrekin by Walter White (1860)
"Into Worcestershire—King's Norton—The Lickey—The Source of Pebbles —The Incline—-Bromsgrove—The Town of Needles—Stoke—Droitwich —saltworks—The Brine ..."

10. The Island Empire: Or, Scenes of the First Exile of the Emperor Napoleon I. by Henry Drummond Wolff (1855)
"... Turkey—Arrivals —Major Paoli—Colombani—Reports—New saltworks—Projected Purchase of 3. Martino, and of Building at Rio—Recruits from Corsica—Colonels and ..."

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