lid·ded | \ˈli-dəd \

Definition of lidded 

1 : having or covered with a lid a lidded tureen

2 : having lids especially of a specified kind usually used in combination heavy-lidded eyes

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Let the relish cool to room temperature and then serve or store in a lidded container in the refrigerator. San Antonio Express-News, "Recipe: Spicy Corn Relish," 11 July 2018 Loose candy needed to be kept in lidded jars after an unfortunate incident involving peanut butter cups. Lauren Palmer, Curbed, "When a dog is not just part of the family, but part of the house," 15 June 2018 In one test, MacDonald placed cat food in the bottom of a lidded trash can. National Geographic, "5 Surprising Raccoon Superpowers," 13 June 2018 Heat remaining oil with 2 tablespoons white wine in a large, lidded sauté pan over medium-high heat. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "A Linguine-With-Clams Upgrade," 8 June 2018 Prepare vinaigrette by combining olive oil, vinegar and mustard in a lidded jar. Ashleigh Spitza, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "The joys - and time-saving benefits - of a minimalist's approach to entertaining," 12 May 2018 The building was destroyed in 1839, and the new one that arose in its place now holds, in its basement, a divey piano bar, where N.Y.U. musical-theatre students, heavy-lidded office workers, and Jimmy Fallon go to warble out show tunes. Neima Jahromi, The New Yorker, "Toasting the Tipsy Piano Choir at Marie’s Crisis," 27 Apr. 2018 Store them in a lidded straw basket that’s an elegant and less-extreme solution for creating more closet space. Rachel Waldman, Vogue, "19 Bins and Baskets to Get You Sorted While Spring-Cleaning," 12 Apr. 2018 Fairmount resident Eileen Satullo wants lidded trash cans, too. Ronnie Polaneczky,, "Fine councilmembers for dirty districts? Philly should steal this idea and others to stop litter | Ronnie Polaneczky," 2 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of lidded

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of lidded

: having a lid or a particular kind of lid

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