Bay salt



salt derived by evaporating seawater in the sun.
Historical Examples

Throw them into a pan of pump water, sprinkle on a handful of bay salt, stir it about, and then take out the fish.
The Cook and Housekeeper’s Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, Mary Eaton

Small quantities of iron, lignite, asphalt and bay salt are the only minerals of commercial importance.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 9 Various

Common salt may be substituted for bay salt, but it is less powerfully antiseptic, and the flavour is less grateful.
Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley

My father presented him with some bay salt out of the wooden shoe which was hung on the mantelpiece.
The Queen Pedauque Anatole France

Beat fine two ounces of saltpetre, and two pounds of bay salt well dried, and mix them with some of the heated salt.
The Cook and Housekeeper’s Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, Mary Eaton

Put into a large china jar the following ingredients in layers, with bay salt strewed between.
The Cook and Housekeeper’s Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, Mary Eaton

Then rub it with common salt, bay salt, and a small proportion of saltpetre, all in fine powder.
The Cook and Housekeeper’s Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, Mary Eaton

Make a strong brine of white or bay salt, skim it clean while it is boiling, and when done let it cool.
The Cook and Housekeeper’s Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, Mary Eaton

Winthrop mentions among his supplies, “White, Spanish, and bay salt.”
The Mayflower and Her Log, Complete Azel Ames

Take salt and bay salt one pound each, saltpetre and lump sugar two ounces each, and powder and mix the whole together.
The Cook and Housekeeper’s Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, Mary Eaton

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