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Definition of "cruet-stand" [cruet-stand]

  • A frame for holding cruets; a caster; a stand for cruets together with the cruets containing various condiments. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "cruet-stand" in a sentence
  • "There was no one in the eating-room, which had a separate entrance, and they sat down at a small table with a cruet-stand, a handbell, a bottle of Worcester sauce, and in a vase some failing pyrethrums which had never been fresh."
  • "“Oh, there are sermons in a cruet-stand, too,” said"
  • "“It serves you right,” she was saying: “I always told you not to have that old-fashioned cruet-stand.”"