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salt shaker

or saltshaker

a container for salt with a perforated top to allow the salt to be shaken out.
Origin of salt shaker
1890-95, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • This was in the cellar of the dove-cote, in a kind of salt-shaker turret.

  • "I guess they'd miss you more'n that salt-shaker," he said grimly.

    While Caroline Was Growing Josephine Daskam Bacon
  • Caroline stalked aggressively into the dining-room, and finding it for the moment empty, hastily replaced the salt-shaker.

    While Caroline Was Growing Josephine Daskam Bacon
  • There isn't any, except what I used when I was cooking—a little I had in a salt-shaker.

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