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  • n. Plural form of saltie.

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Examples

  • On the Ocean Blue salties The study by Martin Associates, an economic consulting firm in Lancaster, Pa., found ocean ships—known as "salties"—contribute much less to the regional economy than the fleet of U.S. and Canadian ships that remain in the area.

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  • • Oceangoing ships, known as salties, carry less than 10% of the cargo on the lakes, mostly steel, iron ore and bulk grain.

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  • The scientists also discovered the "salties" always began long-distance travel within an hour of the tide changing, allowing them to go with the flow.

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  • National Park, famous for huge, aggressive salt water crocodiles known as "salties" that live along the banks of the Daintree River.

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  • Salt-Walter crocodiles ( 'salties') are also a problem the further north you go, and so is the year-round threat of fatal jellyfish stings and the odd shark.

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  • And it's the "salties," like the Federal Elbe, that give Minnesota and Wisconsin a maritime window to the world, something no other states so far inland can claim.

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  • And the four "salties" are on such similar schedules that it's anybody's guess which one will win the race.

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  • But then the salties came back with their mood boxes and their own kinds of scratching.

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  • Sliding into that light would be like if one of these salties lit a fire on the rug and rolled into it fat and naked and lubed up with petrol.

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  • It was distinctly unlike the salties, who must move every couple of minutes, even in their slumberings.

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