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2. Chiefly British A long-handled stewing pan or saucepan sometimes having legs.
[Middle English skelett, from Old French escuelete, diminutive of escuele, plate, from Latin scutella, diminutive of scutra, platter.]
1. (Cookery) a small frying pan
2. (Cookery) chiefly Brit a saucepan
[C15: probably from skele bucket, of Scandinavian origin; related to Old Norse skjōla bucket]
1. a frying pan.
2. Chiefly Brit. a metal cooking pot, with a long handle and sometimes legs, for cooking at a hearth.
[1375–1425; late Middle English; orig. uncertain]
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|Noun||1.||skillet - a pan used for frying foods |
electric frying pan - a frying pan heated by electricity
handgrip, handle, grip, hold - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
spider - a skillet made of cast iron