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warming pan

noun
1.
a long-handled, covered pan, usually of brass, filled with live coals or hot water for warming a cold bed.
Origin of warming pan
1565-1575
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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