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salad basket

  1. a basket in which washed salad greens are swung or spun to remove excess water.
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Origin of salad basket

First recorded in 1905–10
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for salad basket

Historical Examples

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


    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