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salad plate

a small plate used chiefly for serving an individual portion of salad.
a selection of salad ingredients served cold, often on a bed of lettuce.
Origin of salad plate
1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • If salad is to be served next, put down a salad-plate in place of the dinner-plate removed.

    The Expert Maid-Servant Cristine Terhune Herrick
  • When large potatoes are served in their skins a salad-plate should be handed at the same time whereon to place them.

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