rolling pin


Definition of rolling pin

: a long cylinder for rolling out dough

Examples of rolling pin in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But the item that really takes the cake—no pun intended—is a personally engraved, handcrafted wooden rolling pin from Vermont Rolling Pins. Stephanie Cain, Fortune, 10 June 2021 Use a rolling pin to shape the pastry into a 10-by-14-inch rectangle, then place on the prepared baking sheet., 2 June 2021 At serving time, put the cookies in a plastic bag and crush them coarsely with a rolling pin. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 25 May 2021 Wrap a band around each end of a rolling pin for perfect pastry thickness. Catherine Russell, Bon Appétit, 19 May 2021 Use rolling pin to lightly roll out creases without making the square larger. Krissa Rossbund, Better Homes & Gardens, 7 May 2021 Lightly dust a rolling pin with flour and use it to roll each piece of dough into a circle measuring about 6 inches in diameter. Nicole Hvidsten, Star Tribune, 5 May 2021 Place cucumbers in a plastic bag and use a rolling pin to smash into irregular, large-bite-size pieces. Rashida Holmes, WSJ, 28 Apr. 2021 Generously flour your work surface and dust your rolling pin and the dough with the flour. Washington Post, 22 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of rolling pin

1563, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rolling pin was in 1563

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17 Jun 2021

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“Rolling pin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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More Definitions for rolling pin

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English Language Learners Definition of rolling pin

: a long cylinder that is used for making dough flat and smooth

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Kids Definition of rolling pin

: a cylinder (as of wood) used to roll out dough

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Nglish: Translation of rolling pin for Spanish Speakers


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