cruet-stand
cruet-stand cruet-stand, cruet stand cruet stand . a frame for holding cruets; a caster; a stand for cruets together with the cruets containing various condiments. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

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  • cruet stand — cruet stand, cruet stand cruet stand . a frame for holding cruets; a caster; a stand for cruets together with the cruets containing various condiments. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cruet-stand — A crystal cruet set, c.1930s/40s A modern French cruet stand (right of pi …   Wikipedia

  • cruet-stand — noun a stand for cruets containing various condiments • Hypernyms: ↑rack, ↑stand * * * cruˈet stand noun A stand or frame for holding cruets • • • Main Entry: ↑cruet …   Useful english dictionary

  • cruet-stand — n. Casters, castor …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Cruet — This article is about small bottles. For stands for condiment containers, see cruet stand. For the town in France, see Cruet, Savoie. Cruet bottle, 1780–1800 V A Museum no. 118 1907 A cruet ( …   Wikipedia

  • cruet — n. 1 a small container for salt, pepper, oil, or vinegar for use at table. 2 (in full cruet stand) a stand holding cruets. 3 Eccl. a small container for the wine and water in the celebration of the Eucharist. Etymology: ME through AF f. OF crue… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cruet — • A small vessel used for containing the wine and water required for the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Cruet     Cruet      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • cruet — ► NOUN 1) a small container for salt, pepper, oil, or vinegar for use at a dining table. 2) Brit. a stand holding such containers. 3) a small container for the wine or water to be used in the celebration of the Eucharist. ORIGIN Old French, small …   English terms dictionary

  • cruet — /ˈkruət / (say kroohuht) noun 1. a set, on a stand, of containers for salt, pepper, and mustard or for vinegar and oil. 2. an individual container. 3. any of the contents. 4. Ecclesiastical one of the vessels used in the celebration of the mass… …   Australian English dictionary

  • cruet — noun a) A small bottle or container used to hold a condiment, such as salt, pepper, oil, or vinegar, for use at a dining table. b) A stand for these containers …   Wiktionary

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