sauceboat

noun

sauce·​boat ˈsȯs-ˌbōt How to pronounce sauceboat (audio)
: a low boat-shaped pitcher for serving sauces and gravies

Examples of sauceboat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The dish was presented with a sauceboat of oil, parsley, and finely chopped garlic. WSJ, 14 June 2021 Spoon some warm sauce over each steak and transfer the rest to a sauceboat for guests who want extra. Garnish each steak with cilantro sprigs and serve immediately. Wolfgang Puck, Twin Cities, 3 July 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1728, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sauceboat was in 1728

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“Sauceboat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sauceboat. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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