warming pan

noun
warm·​ing pan | \ˈwȯr-miŋ- \

Definition of warming pan 

: a long-handled covered pan filled with live coals that is used to warm a bed

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Once pasta is cooked (al-dente), drain and put in a large warm pan. Team Captain Rebecca, Seventeen, "Study Break Dinner Idea: A Complete Meal In One Bowl!," 3 May 2012 The classic meatballs, glazed with a full-bodied tomato sauce, sopped up beefy juices in a warm pan. Suzanne Loudermilk, baltimoresun.com, "Tagliata lives up to the hype," 26 Sep. 2017

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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