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patty pan

  1. a small pan for baking patties.
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Origin of patty pan

First recorded in 1685–95
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for patty pan

Historical Examples

  • Thank you, my dear Ribby; I was only feeling for the patty-pan.

    The Tale of the Pie and the Patty Pan

    Beatrix Potter

  • It is impossible, my dear Duchess; there was not a patty-pan.

  • "The patty-pan that held up the pie-crust," said Duchess, blushing under her black coat.

  • No; there is no patty-pan, and I put one in; and nobody has eaten pie except me, so I must have swallowed it!

  • The jackdaws were eating pie-crust, and the magpie was drinking gravy out of a patty-pan.