warming pan


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warm·ing pan

(wôr′mĭng)
n.
A metal pan with a cover and a long handle, designed to hold hot liquids or coals and used to warm a bed. Also called bedwarmer.

warming pan

n
a pan, often of copper and having a long handle, filled with hot coals or hot water and formerly drawn over the sheets to warm a bed

warm′ing pan`


n.
a long-handled, covered pan filled with live coals or hot water, formerly used for warming a bed.
[1565–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.warming pan - a long-handled covered pan holding live coals to warm a bed
pan - shallow container made of metal
Translations

warming pan

nWärmepfanne f

warming pan

[ˈwɔːmɪŋˌpæn] nscaldaletto
References in classic literature ?
cried Jo, pounding with the handle of the old warming pan on which she leaned.
cried Jo, clashing the lid of the warming pan like a cymbal.
Weller deposited a little key on the table and subsided, the warming pan clashed and waved wildly, and it was some time before order could be restored.
Younger people sometimes ask me why I haven't thrown out great-granny's footstool or auntie's copper warming pan.
BEFORE THE MASSACRE OF INNOCENTS in the final twenty minutes of Robert Bresson's L'Argent, the director's last and most drastic film, Bresson pauses his tautly vectored tale of exploitation and revenge to fasten his camera on a coffeepot nestled in a warming pan sitting alongside a cafe bowl that holds only a mote of light.
A GRANDAD fought off two raiders by biting one - and hitting the other with a bed warming pan.
The warming pan of polished brass and copper with a long wooden handle hung on the wall in the dining room above the long table where all the guests took their meals.