- a basket in which washed salad greens are swung or spun to remove excess water.
Origin of salad basket
First recorded in 1905–10
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for salad basket
Historical Examples of salad basket
Outside, municipal guards receive the object and pack it into one of the compartments of the "salad-basket."
Every one went to get some, and they took it in the salad-basket, and it was given to them with a skimmer.