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salad bowl

a large bowl in which a salad, especially a tossed salad, is served.
a small bowl for individual servings of salad.
Origin of salad bowl
First recorded in 1765-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Drain off the French dressing and heap the salad mixture on garnished salad plates or in a salad bowl garnished with lettuce.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4 Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
  • At that precise moment, however, Benoît was draining the salad bowl.

    Fantmas Pierre Souvestre
  • Rub the salad bowl with the cut side of a clove of garlic, put in the salad, and pour over plenty of French dressing.

  • Fill your salad bowl with the crisp leaves, from which the flowerhead has been plucked.

    Her Father's Daughter Gene Stratton-Porter
  • Mash the liver in a salad bowl, add the yolks of two raw eggs, one ounce of sweet butter, and strain through a fine sieve.

  • It was about then that T. Forsythe was pullin' his star act at the salad bowl.

    The House of Torchy Sewell Ford
  • Take one head of the broad-leaved variety of lettuce, wash, and arrange them neatly around the sides of a salad bowl.

    The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887) Mrs. F.L. Gillette
  • Pour this dressing (which should be in a continual state of stir) into your salad bowl.

    Cakes & Ale Edward Spencer
  • Slice and cut into fancy shapes cold boiled beets; heap them in a salad bowl; cover with a thin sauce tartar.

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