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- noun See
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- noun A strainer. See
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- noun a
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- noun bowl-shaped strainer; used to wash or drain foods
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September 6, 2008 at 3:04 pm o, an im shure u luks luverly wit teh CHRG, possum-print duk taype & a metal kichen cullender awn ur hed fer de splort-prebention. i hopez dey iz all in teh purrty pastel-colorz!
Naow aye haz a CHRG, possum-print duk taype & a metal kichen cullender awn meh hed fer de splort-prebention!
Nex yew noaz, yule bii addin bungii kordz tu teh cullender iffin yoar nawt karefull….
Den, B4 yew putz awn the Snorgul-snorkul, yew muss putz CHRGwDOI awn unner 50′s BC, rap tilelii wif ducky-taep adn den ware teh metel kichen cullender
After being shelled, wash them, drain them in a cullender, put them on, in plenty of boiling water, with a teaspoonful of salt; boil them till they become tender, which, if young, will be less than half an hour; if old, they will require more than an hour.
Pick two pounds of currants very clean, and wash them, draining them through a cullender.
Then being between hot and cold, take it into molds of deep hoops, bind them about with packthred, and being cold, take them out and put them into souce drink made of boil'd oatmeal ground or beaten, and bran boil'd in fair water; being cold, strain it thorow a cullender into the tub or earthen pot, put salt into it, and close up the vessel close from the air.
Drain them in a cullender, and put them into a dish, with a slice of fresh butter in it.
A servant brought a brass basin, which was like an immense wash-bowl with a cullender in it turned upside down: we washed our hands over this, water being poured over them from a large coffee-pot (I should call it) with an unusually long nose, and wiped our hands on handsome towels embroidered at the ends with gold thread.
"Oh, never mind," laughed the doctor, piling the dusty dishes in a pan for washing, "we'll just set the crockery up in this cullender to drain dry."