griddle

[ grid-l ]
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noun
  1. a frying pan with a handle and a slightly raised edge, for cooking pancakes, bacon, etc., over direct heat.

  2. any flat, heated surface, especially on the top of a stove, for cooking food: a quick breakfast from the luncheonette's griddle.

  1. Upstate New York Older Use. a circular lid covering an opening on the cooking surface of a wood or coal-burning stove.

verb (used with object),grid·dled, grid·dling.
  1. to cook on a griddle: Griddle two eggs for me, will you?

Origin of griddle

1
1175–1225; Middle English gridel, gredil<Old French gridil, gredil;see grill1

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British Dictionary definitions for griddle

griddle

/ (ˈɡrɪdəl) /


noun
  1. Also called: girdle British a thick round iron plate with a half hoop handle over the top, for making scones, etc

  2. any flat heated surface, esp on the top of a stove, for cooking food

verb
  1. (tr) to cook (food) on a griddle

Origin of griddle

1
C13: from Old French gridil, from Late Latin crātīculum (unattested) fine wickerwork; see grill 1

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