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salt shaker

noun as in table salt

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This stage of life is where the nickname “flying salt shakers of death” becomes particularly apt, he said.

Some researchers call these infected cicadas “flying salt shakers of death.”

One reason is that more than 70 percent of salt in the American diet comes from packaged and prepared foods, according to the Food and Drug Administration, not from the salt shaker at home.

The children did as the little cook requested, sprinkled on a little salt from the salt shaker, and took a taste.

Jess herself said maybe it was the remarkable salt shaker which had to stand on its head always, because there was no floor to it.

The Phantom eyed him keenly, though he seemed wholly absorbed in contemplation of the salt shaker.

Caroline stalked aggressively into the dining-room, and finding it for the moment empty, hastily replaced the salt-shaker.

Bat laughed and reached for a salt shaker with a great assumption of carelessness.


From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.