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salad basket

a basket in which washed salad greens are swung or spun to remove excess water.
Origin of salad basket
1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Outside, municipal guards receive the object and pack it into one of the compartments of the "salad-basket."

    813 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

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