gravy boat

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noun

a small dish, often boat-shaped, for serving gravy or sauce.

Origin of gravy boat

First recorded in 1890–95
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Examples from the Web for gravy boat

Historical Examples of 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

gravy boat

noun

a small often boat-shaped vessel for serving gravy or other sauces
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