Thesaurus / cruet
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He was shedding tears copiously, and wiping them on a cruet-stand he carried in one hand.
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
There were little domesticities of intimate life about him, an empty soup-dish, a cruet-stand, a plate and a spoon.
THE ETERNAL CITYHALL CAINE
Hang the pepper-box to his nose, nurse, then he will be a cruet.
FUNNY STORIES TOLD BY THE SOLDIERSCARLETON B. CASE
This simple yet ingenious contrivance is far prettier than our somewhat vulgar cruet-stand.
HOUSEHOLD ORGANIZATIONFLORENCE CADDY
A short time before he had calmly looked me in the face across the table, and pledged me in the vinegar-cruet, which he emptied.
MY EXPERIENCES IN A LUNATIC ASYLUMHERMAN CHARLES MERIVALE
Each had in the center a vinegar cruet, a sugar bowl, salt and pepper shakers.
MEG OF MYSTERY MOUNTAINGRACE MAY NORTH
He threw the cruet in the dustbin—where I found it, along with other silver—for the sake of a burglary blind.
THE WISDOM OF FATHER BROWNG. K. CHESTERTON
To the tablecloth an overturned cruet-stand mingled with egg gave colour.
MRS. KORNER SINS HER MERCIESJEROME K. JEROME
He went straight through to the old table, propped his book against the cruet and began to read.
A BED OF ROSESW. L. GEORGE
The fact is, it is vinegar-cruet against sugar-bowl in perpetual controversy.
AROUND THE TEA-TABLET. DE WITT TALMAGE
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