See also: salt box
saltbox (plural saltboxes)
- A box for keeping salt in.
- (US) a distinctively shaped wooden frame house with two storeys at the front and one behind, characteristic of New England
- 2007 March 9, Wendy Knight, “A Town That’s Still Down to Earth in a Highflying Ski Region”, in New York Times:
- Rather than build new homes, weekenders are renovating existing homes, with saltboxes and capes predominant.
- A roof where one side slopes farther down than the other.