- a box for salt, with a sloping lid
- ☆ a house, as in colonial New England, shaped somewhat like this, having two stories in front and one at the rear, and a gable roof with a much longer slope at the rear
See saltbox in American Heritage Dictionary 4
A frame house with two stories in front and one in back, having a pitched roof with unequal sides, being short and high in front and long and low in back.
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