gravy boat

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

Origin of gravy boat

First recorded in 1890–95

Words Nearby gravy boat Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use gravy boat in a sentence

  • 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
  • Add boiling water to the liquor in the pan, shake it well about, and pour into a gravy boat.

    Dishes & Beverages of the Old South | Martha McCulloch Williams

British Dictionary definitions for gravy boat

gravy boat

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

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