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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A small container for holding sodium chloride at the dining table.

Usage examples (32)
  • He turned the saltcellar a half turn on the tabletop.
  • Walter picked up the saltcellar and shook it over his left shoulder.
  • Cellini worked in France for a period in the early 1540's, during which time he fashioned his famous saltcellar.
  • Laura took from her apron pocket a tiny glass saltcellar and shook some of its contents lightly over the next bite which Alene heroically swallowed. for more
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