dry sink


noun

a wooden kitchen sink, especially of the 19th century, not connected to an external water supply, with a shallow zinc- or tin-lined well on top in which a dishpan can be placed, and usually a cupboard below.

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Origin of dry sink

First recorded in 1950–55
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