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grid·dle

 (grĭd′l)
n.
1. A flat metal surface, such as a pan, that is used for cooking by dry heat.
2. Vermont & Upstate New York See eye.
tr.v. grid·dled, grid·dling, grid·dles
To cook on a flat metal surface.

[Middle English gridel, gridiron, from Old North French gredil, from Latin crātīcula, diminutive of crātis, wickerwork hurdle, lattice.]

griddle

(ˈɡrɪdəl)
n
1. (Cookery) Also called: girdle Brit a thick round iron plate with a half hoop handle over the top, for making scones, etc
2. (Cookery) any flat heated surface, esp on the top of a stove, for cooking food
vb
(Cookery) (tr) to cook (food) on a griddle
[C13: from Old French gridil, from Late Latin crātīculum (unattested) fine wickerwork; see grill1]

grid•dle

(ˈgrɪd l)

n., v. -dled, -dling. n.
1. a flat pan, rimless or with a slightly raised edge, for cooking pancakes, bacon, etc., over direct heat with little or no fat.
2. any flat, heated surface, esp. on top of a stove, for cooking food.
v.t.
3. to cook on a griddle.
[1175–1225; Middle English gridel, gredil < Old French gridil, gredil; see grill1]

griddle


Past participle: griddled
Gerund: griddling

Imperative
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Present
I griddle
you griddle
he/she/it griddles
we griddle
you griddle
they griddle
Preterite
I griddled
you griddled
he/she/it griddled
we griddled
you griddled
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Present Continuous
I am griddling
you are griddling
he/she/it is griddling
we are griddling
you are griddling
they are griddling
Present Perfect
I have griddled
you have griddled
he/she/it has griddled
we have griddled
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they have griddled
Past Continuous
I was griddling
you were griddling
he/she/it was griddling
we were griddling
you were griddling
they were griddling
Past Perfect
I had griddled
you had griddled
he/she/it had griddled
we had griddled
you had griddled
they had griddled
Future
I will griddle
you will griddle
he/she/it will griddle
we will griddle
you will griddle
they will griddle
Future Perfect
I will have griddled
you will have griddled
he/she/it will have griddled
we will have griddled
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they will have griddled
Future Continuous
I will be griddling
you will be griddling
he/she/it will be griddling
we will be griddling
you will be griddling
they will be griddling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been griddling
you have been griddling
he/she/it has been griddling
we have been griddling
you have been griddling
they have been griddling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been griddling
you will have been griddling
he/she/it will have been griddling
we will have been griddling
you will have been griddling
they will have been griddling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been griddling
you had been griddling
he/she/it had been griddling
we had been griddling
you had been griddling
they had been griddling
Conditional
I would griddle
you would griddle
he/she/it would griddle
we would griddle
you would griddle
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Past Conditional
I would have griddled
you would have griddled
he/she/it would have griddled
we would have griddled
you would have griddled
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.griddle - cooking utensil consisting of a flat heated surface (as on top of a stove) on which food is cookedgriddle - cooking utensil consisting of a flat heated surface (as on top of a stove) on which food is cooked
cooking utensil, cookware - a kitchen utensil made of material that does not melt easily; used for cooking
Verb1.griddle - cook on a griddle; "griddle pancakes"
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
fry - cook on a hot surface using fat; "fry the pancakes"
Translations

griddle

[ˈgrɪdl]
A. Nplancha f
B. VTasar a la plancha

griddle

[ˈgrɪdəl] n (on cooker)plaque f chauffante

griddle

[ˈgrɪdl] n (esp) (Am) → piastra
References in classic literature ?
said Aunt Chloe, pausing while she was greasing a griddle with a scrap of bacon on her fork, and regarding young Master George with pride.
Now, Mas'r George, you jest take off dem books, and set down now with my old man, and I'll take up de sausages, and have de first griddle full of cakes on your plates in less dan no time.
And, with that, aunty gave George a nudge with her finger, designed to be immensely facetious, and turned again to her griddle with great briskness.
Now for the cake," said Mas'r George, when the activity of the griddle department had somewhat subsided; and, with that, the youngster flourished a large knife over the article in question.
 Merely a plain parched pea that jumped the griddle.
Heat 1/2 tablespoon EACH oil and butter on a large griddle or in a large skillet until hot.
Heat an ovenproof griddle pan until hot, rub flesh of mango with oil and griddle flesh-side down for two minutes.
Rules include correct spacing of the onions on the griddle along with the hamburgers and properly dispensed seasonings.
3For the last few minutes of the meat cooking, throw four pear slices on to the griddle and cook until golden on both sides.
Each shrimp, sensibly butterflied, could be plucked from the top of the griddle, immediately devoured enjoyably hot, smoky and crunchy.
Its interior capacity accommodates up to a 10 inch pie pan or a 5 pound chicken, and a removable lid allows access to the grill and griddle.
Additionally, a 30" Professional Series cooktop, perfect for smaller kitchens or luxury high-rise developments, and an easy-to-clean 24" electric griddle will also be on display.