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salad plate

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noun
  1. a small plate used chiefly for serving an individual portion of salad.
  2. a selection of salad ingredients served cold, often on a bed of lettuce.

Origin of salad plate

First recorded in 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for salad plate

Historical Examples

  • If salad is to be served next, put down a salad-plate in place of the dinner-plate removed.

    The Expert Maid-Servant

    Cristine Terhune Herrick

  • When large potatoes are served in their skins a salad-plate should be handed at the same time whereon to place them.