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Above the salt

phrases which have survived the old custom, in the houses of people of rank, of placing a large saltcellar near the middle of a long table, the places above which were assigned to the guests of distinction, and those below to dependents, inferiors, and poor relations. See Saltfoot.

See also: Salt

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Abortment
abortus
Abought
aboulia
aboulic
Abound
abound in
abounding
About
About the ears
about turn
about-face
About-sledge
Above
above all
Above par
-- Above the salt --
Above-cited
Above-mentioned
above-named
Aboveboard
Abovedeck
aboveground
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Abox
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