They'd mix about as well as a cruet of vinegar and a pail of lard.
"Shorty McCabe on the Job" by Sewell Ford
It's learning to be able to keep the stopper in the cruet till it's really wanted.
"Glyn Severn's Schooldays" by George Manville Fenn
The exquisite oil-cruet had no stopper.
"The Nabob, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by Alphonse Daudet
Who let you out o' the cruet-stand?
"Life in the Red Brigade" by R.M. Ballantyne
What do you say to that cruet-stand?
"Salthaven" by W. W. Jacobs
There are also two cut-glass cruets, said to be of the fifteenth century.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Abbey Church of Tewkesbury" by H. J. L. J. Massé
All these things were enchanted: the lamp and the oil-cruet.
"Italian Popular Tales" by Thomas Frederick Crane
What's more, I'm only a little silver pepper-castor, an insignificant item in your cruet.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, July 29, 1914" by Various
The Mrs Widger that is, returned from the Dutch auction with an elaborate badly-plated cruet.
"A Poor Man's House" by Stephen Sydney Reynolds
Two cruets, thirty-one ounces.
"Ravensdene Court" by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
Are the requisites all in the toilet?
The frills round the cutlets can wait
Till the girl has replenished the cruets
And switched on the logs in the grate.
"How To Get On In Society" by Sir John Betjeman
"Cooks need not be indulged in waste;
Yet still you'd better teach them
Dishes should have SOME SORT of taste.
Pray, why are all the cruets placed
Where nobody can reach them?
"Phantasmagoria Canto III ( Scarmoges )" by Lewis Carroll
and if some rude detective's hand
Should find beneath your cloak a roll
Of muslin, or a cruet-stand
That's labelled "Hotel Metropole,"
With kindly smile you hand them back,
A harmless Kleptomaniac!
"The Cat" by Harry Graham
Farm owner charged with animal cruetly.
Cruetly to animals, lack of empathy, love of the show "Mad About You" all of these things can be warning alarms that someone might end up with a family in their freezer.
Tilt the olive oil bottle or cruet over the greens in the salad bowl.