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skil·let

 (skĭl′ĭt)
n.
1. See frying pan. See Note at andiron.
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.]

skillet

(ˈskɪlɪt)
n
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]

skil•let

(ˈskɪl ɪt)

n.
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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.skillet - a pan used for frying foodsskillet - 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"
cooking pan, pan - cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel
spider - a skillet made of cast iron
Translations

skillet

[ˈskɪlɪt] Nsartén f pequeña, sartén m pequeño (LAm)

skillet

[ˈskɪlɪt] n (= frying pan) → poêlon m

skillet

nBratpfanne f

skillet

[ˈskɪlɪt] n (Am) → padella
References in classic literature ?
"She can eat out of my skillet the rest of her life.
Sometimes a portion of our family would eat out of the skillet or pot, while some one else would eat from a tin plate held on the knees, and often using nothing but the hands with which to hold the food.
There was no cooking-stove on our plantation, and all the cooking for the whites and slaves my mother had to do over an open fireplace, mostly in pots and "skillets." While the poorly built cabin caused us to suffer with cold in the winter, the heat from the open fireplace in summer was equally trying.
I took all the coffee and sugar there was, and all the ammunition; I took the wadding; I took the bucket and gourd; I took a dipper and a tin cup, and my old saw and two blankets, and the skillet and the coffee-pot.
Finn the Red-Handed had stolen a skillet and a quan- tity of half-cured leaf tobacco, and had also brought a few corn-cobs to make pipes with.
Wade, a tall, spare woman, moved about a camp-fire, preparing supper in a sizzling skillet, huge iron kettle and blackened coffee-pot.
My furniture, part of which I made myself -- and the rest cost me nothing of which I have not rendered an account -- consisted of a bed, a table, a desk, three chairs, a looking-glass three inches in diameter, a pair of tongs and andirons, a kettle, a skillet, and a frying-pan, a dipper, a wash-bowl, two knives and forks, three plates, one cup, one spoon, a jug for oil, a jug for molasses, and a japanned lamp.
In a large wide skillet or wok over high heat, warm 1 tablespoon of the oil until shimmering.
It was the practice to sweep the floors of goldsmiths' and silversmiths' workshops at the end of each day to collect the various metal shavings, which were then melted and the metallic content made into what is called a skillet, (similar to an ingot) which is then sold to the refiners.
In skillet, melt 2 tablespoons margarine, and saute onions, remove; set aside.
TheLove Islandstar, who was tragically found dead yesterday at the age of 26, was due to open eatery The Skillet with his business partner Scott Neilson.
Pizookie is a delicious mega chocolate chip cookie cooked in a cast iron skillet and then topped with ice cream.