English version

salt cellar

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Utensils
salt cellarˈsalt ˌcellar noun [countable] British English 🔊 🔊 DFUa small container for salt syn salt shaker American English
Examples from the Corpus
salt cellarA chamberlain showed them to their seats just beneath the high table, which was dominated by a pearl-encrusted silver salt cellar.His brother Gawain ignored him, gazing at the salt cellar or the window for minutes at a time and stolidly chewing.Later, in the café, we put the flag into the salt cellar and waited.A sign of taking too much salt is if you find it difficult to remove the salt cellar from the table.Guido continued to watch her, toying with the salt cellar, his long tanned fingers very dark against the white cloth.
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