a small dish, often boat-shaped, for serving gravy or sauce.
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Origin of gravy boat
First recorded in 1890–95
Words nearby gravy boat
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Example sentences from the Web for gravy boat
If ever I do sich a thing again, Frances, you may cut me up and serve me in a gravy-boat.Fernley House|Laura E. Richards
British Dictionary definitions for gravy boat
a small often boat-shaped vessel for serving gravy or other sauces
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