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fruit jar

noun
1.
a glass jar for preserving fruit or vegetables, usually holding one pint or one quart and having an airtight cap.
Compare Mason jar.
Origin of fruit jar
1860-1865
An Americanism dating back to 1860-65
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  • Separate a clump of garlic into cloves and then peel and place in a fruit jar.

    Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book Mary A. Wilson
  • He carried his calomel about with him in a fruit jar, and when there was cutting job he stropped his scalpel on his bootleg.

  • Put into fruit jar; add cold water and allow to stand 15 to 20 minutes to draw out juice.

  • Put into fruit jar; add water and allow to stand 15 to 20 minutes to draw out the juice.

  • What does your mother do if the metal rim refuses to come off the fruit jar?

    Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study Ontario Ministry of Education
  • One day we lost a fruit jar which he had loaned, and I took one very much like it back in its place.

    Twelve Men Theodore Dreiser
  • We must have a small bit of candle, a fruit jar, or a bottle with a large mouth, and a piece of wire about a foot long.

  • Tie in bunches and then dry thoroughly and place in a fruit jar until needed.

    Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book Mary A. Wilson
  • Put the remainder of the herbs in a fruit jar until needed again.

    Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book Mary A. Wilson
  • To open a fruit jar run a knife under the edge and it comes off easily.

    Business English

    Rose Buhlig

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