Definitions for saltworksˈsɔltˌwɜrks
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(used with a sing. or pl. v.) a building or plant where salt is made.
Origin of saltworks:
a plant where salt is produced commercially
A place where salt is refined and prepared commercially.
A job, usually considered boring drudgery.
I'm off to the saltworks again, another day another dollar.