- a small pan or metal cup.
Origin of pannikin
Related Words for pannikinsheet, pot, kettle, bucket, saucepan, skillet, vessel, casserole, pail, roaster, pannikin
Examples from the Web for pannikin
Historical Examples of pannikin
And with a savage flourish of the pannikin he put it to his lips and drained it.
I filled a pannikin with the melted wine, which he swallowed thirstily.
He grinned, emptied the pannikin, and stretched his hands to the fire to warm them.
He brought her the stuff in a pannikin, believing it was for herself.The Rider of Waroona
This, with a pannikin of tea, and some baker's cakes, constituted their meal.Motor Boat Boys Mississippi Cruise
- mainly British a small metal cup or pan