pipkin

[pip-kin]

Origin of pipkin

1555–65; perhaps pipe2 + -kin
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pipkin

noun
  1. a small metal or earthenware vessel
  2. another name for piggin

Word Origin for pipkin

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