or drip pan
- 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
Should a coal fall into the dripping-pan take it out immediately.
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
The dripping-pan at the bottom served to catch and hold the rich gravy.Dorothy's Triumph
When the fowl is put on to roast, put a little water into the dripping-pan.Housekeeping in Old Virginia
Marion Cabell Tyree
- a shallow pan placed under roasting meat to catch the dripping
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