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dishpan

[ dish-pan ]
/ ˈdɪʃˌpæn /
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noun
a large pan in which dishes, pots, etc., are washed.
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Origin of dishpan

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75; dish + pan1
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British Dictionary definitions for dishpan

dishpan
/ (ˈdɪʃˌpæn) /

noun
mainly US and Canadian a large pan for washing dishes, pots, etc
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