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scalepan

[skeyl-pan]
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noun
  1. scale2(def 2).
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Origin of scalepan

First recorded in 1820–30; scale2 + pan1
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Examples from the Web for scalepan

Historical Examples

  • If one scalepan is lighter than the other, put a weight into it.

    The Library of Work and Play: Housekeeping

    Elizabeth Hale Gilman