Cruet

Cru"et

(kr"t), n. [Anglo-French cruet, a dim. from OF. crue, cruie; of German or Celtic origin, and akin to E. crock an earthen vessel.] 1. A bottle or vessel; esp., a vial or small glass bottle for holding vinegar, oil, pepper, or the like, for the table; a caster. Swift.
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2. (Eccl.) A vessel used to hold wine, oil, or water for the service of the altar.
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cruet-stand

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cruet stand

n. a frame for holding cruets; a caster; a stand for cruets together with the cruets containing various condiments.
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