Definition of Pepper shaker

1. Noun. A shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling ground pepper.

Exact synonyms: Pepper Box, Pepper Pot
Generic synonyms: Shaker

Definition of Pepper shaker

1. Noun. A small container designed to hold pepper and facilitate sprinkling it on food for seasoning purposes. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pepper Shaker

pepper Jack
pepper and salt fundus
pepper box
pepper bush
pepper dulse
pepper dulses
pepper family
pepper grinder
pepper mill
pepper mills
pepper pot
pepper pots
pepper root
pepper sauce
pepper shaker (current term)
pepper shakers
pepper shrub
pepper spray
pepper steak
pepper syndrome
pepper tree
pepper vine
peppercorn rent

Literary usage of Pepper shaker

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1908)
"We cut the sheets into thirds, and sprinkled a little Cayenne pepper on the sticky side with a pepper-shaker, and then punched holes in them. ..."

2. Handbook of Nature-study for Teachers and Parents: Based on the Cornell by Anna Botsford Comstock (1911)
"This beautiful globular cap sule, with its graceful pedestal where it joins the stem, is a seed-shaker instead of a salt or pepper-shaker. ..."

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