salad basket

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

Origin of salad basket

First recorded in 1905–10

Words Nearby salad basket Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use salad basket in a sentence

  • Fandor was listening intensely and trying to discover from the movements of the salad basket what street they were passing along.

    Messengers of Evil | Pierre Souvestre
  • Fandor's cell was now at such an angle that he could only suppose that the salad basket had had one of its wheels broken.

    Messengers of Evil | Pierre Souvestre
  • And the car which intentionally knocked my salad basket out of action—whose was it?

    Messengers of Evil | Pierre Souvestre
  • 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
  • He was straightway put into one of the narrow compartments in the salad basket.

    Messengers of Evil | Pierre Souvestre