What does the word salt mean?

Usage examples for salt

  1. In these flat countries they have no spring water; the land lies so much below the sea that all is impregnated with salt. – Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel by John Yeardley
  2. He wouldn't have been wuth his salt if it hadn't been for her. – The Depot Master by Joseph C. Lincoln
  3. A collection, called Salt, is taken from the public, which forms a purse, to support the Captain of the School in his studies at Cambridge. – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth