Definition of Gravy boat

1. Noun. A dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce.

Exact synonyms: Boat, Gravy Holder, Sauceboat
Specialized synonyms: Argyle, Argyll
Generic synonyms: Dish

Definition of Gravy boat

1. Noun. dish used to serve gravy ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gravy Boat

gravity wave
gravity wind
gravo-acute accent
gravy boat (current term)
gravy boats
gravy holder
gravy train
gravy trains
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gray alder

Literary usage of Gravy boat

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1. Common Sense in the Household: A Manual of Practical Housewifery by Marion Harland (1874)
"Pour some of it over the chickens— not enough to float the ham in the dish; serve the rest in a gravy-boat. ROAST DUCKS. Clean, wash, and wipe the ducks ..."

2. The Successful Housekeeper: A Manual of Universal Application, Especially by Milon W. Ellsworth, Tinnie Ellsworth (1882)
"When done, take up the chicken; thicken the gravy with a little flour and serve in a gravy boat. Chickens are nice stuffed and baked in the same manner as ..."

3. The Housekeeper's Encyclopedia of Useful Information for the Housekeeper in by E F Haskell (1861)
"... add a little salt, dip the toast in the cream, and send all that remains to the table in a gravy-boat. This toast is delightful when properly made; ..."

4. The New Practical Housekeeping: A Compilation of New, Choice and Carefully by Estelle Woods Wilcox (1890)
"When nicely frothed, dish, remove the twine, and send to table with a little gravy in dish, and a gravy-boat of same. For economy, good beef dripping may be ..."

5. Every Lady's Book: An Instructor in the Art of Making Every Variety of Plain by T J ] [Crowen (1845)
"... till tender), and put it in a stew- pan, with some bits of butter,, dredge in flour, and give it one boil, and serve in a gravy-boat. To BAKE A PIG. ..."

6. Kirmess Cook Book: A Collection of Well-tested Recipes from the Best by Christ Hospital of Jersey City (1906)
"Boil up once and serve in a gravy boat, or pour round the base of the beef. POT ROAST OF COARSE BEEF. Marion Harland. Cut four pounds of coarse lean beef in ..."

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