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rolling pin

a cylinder of wood or other material, usually with a short handle at each end, for rolling out dough.
Origin of rolling pin
First recorded in 1490-1500 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I love this book, and it makes me want to pack up my apron and rolling pin and head into the kitchen of Baked in Brooklyn.

    Fresh Picks David Lebovitz October 5, 2009
  • Using a rolling pin or your fingers roll or press the dough out to an even circle about 11 to 12 inches in diameter.

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British Dictionary definitions for rolling pin

rolling pin

a cylinder with handles at both ends, often of wood, used for rolling dough, pastry, etc, out flat
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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