chafing dish

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noun chaf·ing dish \ˈchā-fiŋ-\

Definition of chafing dish

  1. :  a utensil for cooking or keeping food warm at the table

Origin and Etymology of chafing dish

Middle English chafing, present participle of chaufen, chafen to warm


CHAFING DISH Defined for English Language Learners

chafing dish

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Definition of chafing dish for English Language Learners

  • : a dish that is used for cooking or warming food at the table



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