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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.]
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
(Cookery) (tr) to cook (food) on a griddle
[C13: from Old French gridil, from Late Latin crātīculum (unattested) fine wickerwork; see grill1]
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]
Past participle: griddled
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|Noun||1.||griddle - cooking utensil consisting of a flat heated surface (as on top of a stove) on which food is cooked|
|Verb||1.||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"