gravy boat


Definition of gravy boat

: a low boat-shaped pitcher usually with a long lip at one end and a handle at the other and often with a footed base or a separate or attached tray that is used chiefly for serving gravies and sauces

called also sauceboat

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“Gravy boat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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