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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A container with small holes in the top for sprinkling ground pepper. Also called pepperbox, pepper pot.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of pepper shaker.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling ground pepper.

Etymologies

pepper +‎ shaker (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Bozo, however, often overuses commas and makes a page look as though an upended peppershaker spilled all over the text.

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