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dripping pan

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noun
  1. a shallow metal pan used under roasting meat to receive the drippings.

Origin of dripping pan

First recorded in 1425–75
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Examples from the Web for drip pan

Historical Examples

  • Should a coal fall into the dripping-pan take it out immediately.

    Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches

    Eliza Leslie

  • For the gravy,--take, that from the dripping-pan and skim it well.

  • Wash the dripping-pan in hot water with soda in it, and rub it with sand to brighten it.

    The Skilful Cook

    Mary Harrison

  • The dripping-pan at the bottom served to catch and hold the rich gravy.

    Dorothy's Triumph

    Evelyn Raymond

  • When the fowl is put on to roast, put a little water into the dripping-pan.

    Housekeeping in Old Virginia

    Marion Cabell Tyree


British Dictionary definitions for drip pan

dripping pan

drip pan

noun
  1. a shallow pan placed under roasting meat to catch the dripping
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