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pipkin

[ pip-kin ]
/ ˈpɪp kɪn /
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noun
a small, earthen pot.
British Dialect. a piggin.
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Origin of pipkin

1555–65; perhaps pipe2 + -kin
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British Dictionary definitions for pipkin

pipkin
/ (ˈpɪpkɪn) /

noun
a small metal or earthenware vessel
another name for piggin

Word Origin for pipkin

C16: perhaps a diminutive of pipe ²; see -kin
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