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Salt an Invoice (To)

is to put the extreme value upon each article, and even something more, to give it piquancy and raise its market value, according to the maxim, sal sapit omnia. The French have the same expression: as “Vendre bien salé” (to sell very dear); “Il me lʹa bien salé” (He charged me an exorbitant price); and generally saler is to pigeon one.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Salsabil
Salt
Salt
Salt Bread or Bitter Bread
Salt-cellar (A)
Salt Hill (Eton)
Salt Junk
Salt Lake
Salt Ring
Salt River
Salt an Invoice (To)
Salt in Beer
Salt in a Coffin
Salt Losing its Savour
Salt on His Tail (Lay)
Saltarello
Saltpetre (French, saltpetre)
Salute
Salutations
Salve
Salve