- a small, earthen pot.
- British Dialect. a piggin.
Origin of pipkin
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Examples from the Web for pipkin
But if the pipkin is pretty, and A or B breaks it, there is national loss, not otherwise.The Crown of Wild Olive
“Yes, sir,” said Quagga; and Pipkin received the brutal command.Lady Eureka, v. 1 (of 3)
Robert Folkestone Williams
Then transfer them (with the gravy) to an earthen stew-pan or pipkin.Miss Leslie's Lady's New Receipt-Book
Skim this off, and removing the pipkin from the fire, strain the Liquor.The Toilet of Flora
Miss Pipkin left him and hurried into the kitchen for broom and duster.Captain Pott's Minister
Francis L. Cooper
- a small metal or earthenware vessel
- another name for piggin
C16: perhaps a diminutive of pipe ²; see -kin
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