salad fork


noun
  1. a small, broad fork, usually one of a set, for eating salad or dessert.

Origin of salad fork

1
First recorded in 1915–20

Words Nearby salad fork

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How to use salad fork in a sentence

  • A salad fork is a poor substitute for a footlong serving fork.

  • My millionaire host may overlook the fact that I am using the salad-fork for the fish; not so his English butler.

    Bizarre | Lawton Mackall
  • The salad fork, which will usually be the third used, is thus laid nearest to the plate.

    Etiquette | Emily Post
  • My host may overlook the fact that I am using the salad fork for fish; not so his English butler.

    Bizarre | Lawton Mackall
  • For a second the pink fades out of her cheeks, and the salad fork she'd been holdin' rattles into her plate.

    The House of Torchy | Sewell Ford
  • Various articles may be added, such as oyster fork, bouillon spoon, salad fork and so forth.