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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A large salt cellar formerly placed near the centre of the table, with the superior guests seated above it.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A large saltcellar formerly placed near the center of the table. The superior guests were seated above the saltfoot.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A large salt-cellar formerly placed near the middle of a long table to mark the place of division between the superior and the inferior guests. See above the salt, under salt.

Etymologies

salt +‎ foot (Wiktionary)

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