Definition of Soup-strainer

1. Noun. Slang for a mustache.

Exact synonyms: Toothbrush
Generic synonyms: Moustache, Mustache
Language type: Argot, Cant, Jargon, Lingo, Patois, Slang, Vernacular



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soup-strainer

soundscores
soundstage
soundstages
soundtrack
soundtracked
soundtracking
soundtracks
soundwave
soundwaves
soundwise
soundworld
soundworlds
soup
soup-fin
soup-kitchen
soup-strainer (current term)
soup-to-nuts
soup bowl
soup bowls
soup du jour
soup kitchen
soup kitchens
soup ladle
soup plate
soup sandwich
soup spoon
soup up
soupcon
soupcons
soupe-maigre

Literary usage of Soup-strainer

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1. A Handbook of Invalid Cooking for the Use of Nurses in Training-schools by Mary A. Boland (1893)
"... strain it through a soup-strainer, pressing and mashing with the back of a spoon until all but a few tough fibers of the celery are squeezed through. ..."

2. A Handbook of Invalid Cooking for the Use of Nurses in Training-schools by Mary A. Boland (1893)
"... strain it through a soup-strainer, pressing and mashing with the back of a spoon until all but a few tough fibers of the celery are squeezed through. ..."

3. A Text-book on the Practice of Gynecology: For Practitioners and Students by William Easterly Ashton (1907)
"Cook an onion in the milk and with it make a white sauce with the flour and butter; add this to the celery and strain it through a soup strainer, ..."

4. A Text-book on the Practice of Gynecology: For Practitioners and Students by William Easterly Ashton (1906)
"Cook an onion in the mi and with it make a white sauce with the flour and butter; add this to the cele and strain it through a soup strainer, pressing and ..."

5. A Text-book on the Practice of Gynecology: For Practitioners and Students by William Easterly Ashton (1905)
"Cook an onion i and with it make a white sauce with the flour and butter; add this to and strain it through a soup strainer, pressing and mashing with ..."

6. A Text-book on the practice of gynecology: For Practitioners and Students by William Easterly Ashton (1916)
"Cook an onion in the milk and with it make a white sauce with the flour and butter; add this to the celery and strain it through a soup strainer, ..."

7. A Handbook of Invalid Cooking: For the Use of Nurses in Training-schools by Mary A. Boland (1893)
"Cook the onion in the milk, and with it make a white sauce with the butter and flour; add this to the celery, and strain it through a soup-strainer, ..."

8. Modern Cookery, in All Its Branches: Reduced to a System of Easy Practice by Eliza Acton (1858)
"Pulp the whole through a coarse sieve or soup-strainer, put it again on the fire, keep it stirred until it has boiled three minutes, take off the scum, ..."

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