SALTBURN BY THE
See also:parliamentary division of the
See also:Riding of
See also:Yorkshire, England, 21 M . E. of
See also:Middlesbrough by a branch of the North Eastern railway . Pop. of urban
See also:district (1901) 2578 . A frm sandy
See also:beach extends westward to
See also:Redcar and the mouth of the
See also:Tees, while eastward towards
See also:Whitby the cliffs become very
See also:fine, Boulby Cliff (666 ft.) being the highest
See also:sea cliff in England . Several fishing villages occur along this
See also:coast, of which none is more picturesque than Staithes, lying in a steep
See also:gully in the cliff . There are brine
See also:baths supplied from
See also:wells near Middlesbrough, a
See also:pier, gardens and promenades . Inland the
See also:county is billy and picturesque, though in
See also:part defaced by the Cleveland iron mines .
See also:SALT-CELLAR, a vessel containing salt, placed upon the table at meals . The word is a combination of "salt" and " Baler," assimilated in the 16th and 17th centuries to "cellar" (
See also:Lat. cellarium, a storehouse) . " Saler " is from the Fr . (Mod. saliere), Lat. salarium, that which belongs to salt, cf . "
See also:salary." Salt cellar is, therefore, a tautological expression .
There are two types of salts, the large ornamental salt which during the
See also:medieval ages and later was one of the most important pieces of
See also:plate, and the smaller " salts," actually used and placed near the plates or trenchers of the guests at table; 'they were hence styled "
See also:trencher salts." The
See also:great salts, below which the inferior guests sat, were, in the earliest
See also:form which survives, shaped like an
See also:glass and have a cover . New
See also:Oxford, possesses a magnificent specimen, dated 1493 . Later salts take a square or cylindrical shape . The Elizabethan salt, kept with the regalia in the Tower of
See also:London, has a cover with numerous figures . The London
See also:Livery Companies possess many salts of a still later
See also:pattern, rather low in height and without a cover . The " trencher salts " are either of triangular or circular shape, some" are many-sided . The circular
See also:silver salt with legs came into use in the '8th century .
SALTCOATS (pop. 8120)
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