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sauceboat

[ saws-boht ]
/ ˈsɔsˌboʊt /
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noun

a low, boat-shaped container for serving sauce or gravy, typically having a handle at one end and a long, wide lip at the other end.

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Origin of sauceboat

First recorded in 1740–50; sauce + boat
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British Dictionary definitions for sauceboat

sauce boat

noun

another term for gravy boat
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