Definition of pipkin in English:

pipkin

noun

  • A small earthenware pot or pan.

    • ‘On the other end, we set up the pipkin with honey for the gingerbread, and on the far side, the small skillets for cooking turnips.’
    • ‘The dresser was covered with crockery and pipkins, willow pattern plates, and tea-cups and mugs.’
    • ‘A pipkin is a small earthenware bowl, and a pannikin is a small metal drinking vessel.’
    cooking utensil, container, receptacle, vessel
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Origin

Mid 16th century: of unknown origin.

Pronunciation:

pipkin

/ˈpɪpkɪn/