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salad basket

a basket in which washed salad greens are swung or spun to remove excess water.
Origin of salad basket
First recorded in 1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • This is best done by swinging it in a salad basket, and then spreading it between two cloths for a few minutes.

    Choice Cookery Catherine Owen
  • He was straightway put into one of the narrow compartments in the salad basket.

    Messengers of Evil Pierre Souvestre
  • Fandor was listening intensely and trying to discover from the movements of the salad basket what street they were passing along.

    Messengers of Evil Pierre Souvestre
  • Fandor's cell was now at such an angle that he could only suppose that the salad basket had had one of its wheels broken.

    Messengers of Evil Pierre Souvestre
  • And the car which intentionally knocked my salad basket out of action—whose was it?

    Messengers of Evil Pierre Souvestre

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