salted

Salt \Salt\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Salted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Salting}.] 1. To sprinkle, impregnate, or season with salt; to preserve with salt or in brine; to supply with salt; as, to salt fish, beef, or pork; to salt cattle. [1913 Webster] 2. To fill with salt between the timbers and planks, as a ship, for the preservation of the timber. [1913 Webster] {To salt a mine}, to artfully deposit minerals in a mine in order to deceive purchasers regarding its value. [Cant] {To salt away}, {To salt down}, to prepare with, or pack in, salt for preserving, as meat, eggs, etc.; hence, colloquially, to save, lay up, or invest sagely, as money. [1913 Webster]