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salad bowl

noun
1.
a large bowl in which a salad, especially a tossed salad, is served.
2.
a small bowl for individual servings of salad.
Origin of salad bowl
1765-1775
1765-75
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  • Cut the potatoes into slices, and place them in a salad-bowl with a little finely chopped blanched parsley.

  • Put the mixture into a salad-bowl, and pour over the mayonnaise or dressing.

    The Skilful Cook Mary Harrison
  • Put four leaves of lettuce into a salad-bowl, add the tomatoes and cucumber.

    Fifty Salads Thomas Jefferson Murrey
  • Put this mixture into a salad-bowl, arrange it neatly, and over all add a mayonnaise.

    Fifty Salads Thomas Jefferson Murrey
  • And, this conversation aiding, the ladies cleaned out the salad-bowl.

    L'Assommoir Emile Zola
  • Put into a salad-bowl the leaves of a head of crisp lettuce; add the fish.

    Fifty Salads Thomas Jefferson Murrey
  • Drain, and dry in a napkin; place them in a salad-bowl; add two young spring onions, minced.

    Fifty Salads Thomas Jefferson Murrey
  • The bourgeois did not inquire what there might be in the salad-bowl that was offered him.

  • Put into a salad-bowl the crisp small centre leaves of two heads of cabbage lettuce.

    Fifty Salads Thomas Jefferson Murrey
  • Many persons rub the dish or salad-bowl with a bead of garlic.

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