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 Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for salad basket

  • Outside, municipal guards receive the object and pack it into one of the compartments of the "salad-basket."

    813|Maurice Leblanc
  • Every one went to get some, and they took it in the salad-basket, and it was given to them with a skimmer.

    Italian Popular Tales|Thomas Frederick Crane