Definition of Saucepan

1. Noun. A deep pan with a handle; used for stewing or boiling.

Specialized synonyms: Double Boiler, Double Saucepan, Stewing Pan, Stewpan
Terms within: Grip, Handgrip, Handle, Hold
Generic synonyms: Cooking Pan, Pan

Definition of Saucepan

1. n. A small pan with a handle, in which sauce is prepared over a fire; a stewpan.

Definition of Saucepan

1. Noun. (countable cookware) A deep cooking vessel with a handle and sometimes a lid; used for boiling, stewing and making sauces. ¹

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Definition of Saucepan

1. a cooking utensil [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Saucepan

sauce Albert
sauce Espagnole
sauce Louis
sauce chausseur
sauce espanole
sauce for the goose
sauce verte
sauce vinaigrette
saucepan (current term)
saucer-shaped cataract
saucer eyes
saucer magnolia

Literary usage of Saucepan

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Text-book of practical therapeutics: With Especial Reference to the by Hobart Amory Hare (1894)
"To prepare barley-water, put two good-sized teaspoonfuls of washed pearl barley with 1 pint of cold water in a saucepan, and boil slowly down to two-thirds. ..."

2. The Cook's Dictionary and House-keeper's Directory: A New Family Manual of by Richard Dolby (1830)
"When the meat it sufficiently done, take it from the saucepan, and put it into i deep dish ; lay round it the vegetable«, taking care to lay each sort ..."

3. All the Year Round: A Weekly Journal by Charles Dickens (1886)
"... during which I felt it a hard matter to retain my composure, I took my leave. THE DUKE OF THE saucepan. " BRAVO ! Bravo, Duca ! Oh, the generous soul ! ..."

4. The Cook's Own Book: Being a Complete Culinary Encyclopedia... With Numerous by N. K. M. Lee (1832)
"Put some water into a saucepan, will» two hand ft i Is of bran, and when it lias boiled up twice, throw in some green almonds ; let them boil up once, ..."

5. Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits by Alfred Cort Haddon, William Halse Rivers Rivers, Charles Gabriel Seligman, Charles Samuel Myers, William McDougall, Sidney Herbert Ray, Anthony Wilkin (1912)
"Shell saucepan. This specimen is 29 cm. long. A coco-nut shell cut in half is also used as a drinking vessel. Gourds, kabor (E.), were occasionally used as ..."

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