Definition of pipkin in English:

pipkin

Line breaks: pip¦kin
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪpkɪn
 
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noun

  • A small earthenware pot or pan.
    More example sentences
    • A pipkin is a small earthenware bowl, and a pannikin is a small metal drinking vessel.
    • The dresser was covered with crockery and pipkins, willow pattern plates, and tea-cups and mugs.
    • On the other end, we set up the pipkin with honey for the gingerbread, and on the far side, the small skillets for cooking turnips.

Origin

mid 16th century: of unknown origin.

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