The salad fork, which will usually be the third used, is thus laid nearest to the plate.
One day, as they sat together at a rather silent dinner, a sudden thought made Pat drop his salad fork and look up at his father.
For a second the pink fades out of her cheeks, and the salad fork she'd been holdin' rattles into her plate.
Various articles may be added, such as oyster fork, bouillon spoon, salad fork and so forth.
There were a salad fork and a dessert spoon still untouched beside our plates.
My host may overlook the fact that I am using the salad fork for fish; not so his English butler.