Pipkin

Part of speech: noun

A piggin.

Part of speech: noun

A small earthenware jar.

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Usage examples "pipkin":

  1. This justification of his faith in the Pipkin may seem a small matter to make so much of. - "In the Bishop's Carriage", Miriam Michelson.
  2. And I am then in such a beatific state of mind that I would share with all mankind my sack of lentils and my pipkin of olive oil. - "The Book of Khalid", Ameen Rihani.
  3. The same Herbs, clean wash'd, broken and pulled asunder only, being put in a close cover'd Pipkin, without any other Water or Liquor, will stew in their own Juice and Moisture. - "Acetaria: A Discourse of Sallets", John Evelyn.