pipkin

noun
pip·​kin | \ ˈpip-kən How to pronounce pipkin (audio) \

Definition of pipkin

: a small earthenware or metal pot usually with a horizontal handle

First Known Use of pipkin

1554, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pipkin

perhaps from pipe

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“Pipkin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pipkin. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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