cruet-stand


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a stand for cruets containing various condiments

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That's why I always carry a cruet-stand about with me.
Oh, there are sermons in a cruet-stand, too," said Father Brown, quite gravely.
And remembered that there were emetics in the cruet-stand," said Father Brown.
Before descending into the bowels of the ship, we had passed from the deck into a long narrow apartment, not unlike a gigantic hearse with windows in the sides; having at the upper end a melancholy stove, at which three or four chilly stewards were warming their hands; while on either side, extending down its whole dreary length, was a long, long table, over each of which a rack, fixed to the low roof, and stuck full of drinking-glasses and cruet-stands, hinted dismally at rolling seas and heavy weather.
Meanwhile, with grim resolution and a generous pinch of British grit, I prepared my final defences in the cruet-stand.