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square tin

(Brit) a medium-sized loaf having a crusty top, baked in a tin with a square base
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  • Besides the square tin which gives the ordinary square loaf, there is a sheet iron rounded pan open at the ends.

    The Century Cook Book Mary Ronald
  • Take a sheet of nice white paper, and lay it smoothly in a square tin pan; having first cut it to fit exactly.

  • Out dropped four square tin boxes, each with a cover and a handle.

    Maida's Little Shop Inez Haynes Irwin
  • Cover the bottom of a square tin pan with a sheet of fine white paper, cut to fit exactly.

  • Then take it off the fire; have ready a square tin pan; put the mixture into it, and set it away to cool.

  • He raised a hand out of the water and it held a square tin case, with a rope attached.

    The Bradys' Chinese Clew Francis Worcester Doughty
  • The cake was in a square tin and had been cut ready for use.

  • I pick my apples in square tin pails which have false bottoms; slide the fruit out at the bottom.

    The Apple Various
  • And she dropped the dough into a square tin, patted it on the back, and placed it on the shelf in the oven.

    In the Van; or, The Builders John Price-Brown
  • It occurred in this wise: We had fully two-thirds of a pumpkin pie that had been baked in a square tin.

    Remarks Bill Nye

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