brain pan

pan, brain pan - The upper part of the skull has been called the pan or brain pan.
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Many Americans, even American Christians, mistakenly believe Christmas is "about" that "kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time," as Dickens put it, "when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely," meaning the secular "peace and goodwill" that percolated from Dickens' literary brain pan.
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For example, referring to one correspondent from Washington, he says, "Behind his furrowed brow, however, lurks a brain pan which contains more data than an average university library on a stretch of Europe from the Balkans to the Baltic:'