And the name of salt cellar is not less ancient and significant.
Then she reached for the salt cellar, dropped a small pinch into the soup, seized the tray and marched out, smiling.
Side by side, the great lover and his beloved wandered away, beyond the light of the Japanese lanterns, and came to salt cellar.
He did not even frown, but only took a bit of black bread, dipped it in the salt cellar, and chewed it.
She backed out of the kitchen, after picking up a salt cellar, and was more startled as she observed the man following her.
salt cellar, that grey and green quadrangle visible from the room assigned to Zuleika, is very beautiful, as I have said.
The salt cellar is there in order to enable every one to salt his food according to his own requirements.
The cloisters of salt cellar were piled with arms and stores; and on its grass—its sacred grass!
Dont lean on your elbow, or dip your thumb into your drink, or your food into the salt cellar: That is a vice.
One's place in relationship to the salt cellar indicated one's status: above or below the salt.
an open container for salt on a dining table
Fancier restaurants have salt cellars rather than salt shakers.
1434; fr Anglo-Norman saler 'salt cellar'