Definition of pipkin in English:

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pipkin

Pronunciation: /ˈpɪpkɪn/

noun

A small earthenware pot or pan.
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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