1) Short for salt-cellar.

c.1537 Item ij saltes of Syluer with a couer halfe gylt, Halifax

1541 to ... my sone a siluer pece, a siluer salte, Leathley

1588 one Candle sticke thre saltes one pewder canne, Dalton

1675 a silver salt with a coote of armes, Richmond.

dates 1537 1541 1588 1675

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