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warming pan

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noun
  1. a long-handled, covered pan, usually of brass, filled with live coals or hot water for warming a cold bed.
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Origin of warming pan

First recorded in 1565–75
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warming pan

noun
  1. a pan, often of copper and having a long handle, filled with hot coals or hot water and formerly drawn over the sheets to warm a bed
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