Definition of Dishpan

1. Noun. Large pan for washing dishes.

Generic synonyms: Pan



Definition of Dishpan

1. Noun. A large basin or "pan" with a flat bottom in which dishes are washed. ¹

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Definition of Dishpan

1. a pan for washing dishes [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dishpan

dishonoureth
dishonouring
dishonours
dishorn
dishorned
dishorning
dishorns
dishorse
dishorsed
dishorses
dishorsing
dishouse
dishoused
dishouses
dishousing
dishpan (current term)
dishpan fracture
dishpan hands
dishpans
dishrag
dishrags
dishstand
dishstands
dishtowel
dishtowels
dishumour
dishumoured
dishumouring
dishumours
dishware

Literary usage of Dishpan

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1. The ABCs of Safe & Healthy Child Care: A Handbook for Child Care Providers by Cynthia M. Hale, Jacqueline A. Polder (2000)
"Fill the second compartment or dishpan with hot tap water. ... Immerse scraped dish or utensil in first sink compartment or dishpan and wash thoroughly. ..."

2. Principles of Cooking: A Textbook in Domestic Science by Emma Conley (1914)
"To wash dishes plenty of hot water is needed, also a dishpan, rinsing pan, ... Have the dishpan half full of hot, soapy water, the rinsing pan half full of ..."

3. The Humbugs of the World by Phineas Taylor Barnum (1866)
"A large tin dishpan, with handles (or ears), a German accordeon, and a tea-bell are placed under the table, at the end of which she scats herself in such a ..."

4. Housekeeping Made Easy by Christine Terhune Herrick (1888)
"If an ordinary dishpan is used, the tea-kettle must be kept constantly on the stove in ... Best of all is the double dishpan, holding boiling water in both ..."

5. Measuring Minds: An Examiner's Manual to Accompany the Myers Mental Measure by Caroline Elizabeth Clark Myers, Garry Cleveland Myers (1921)
"Here are three pictures—a duck, a dishpan, and a shoe, but none of them are ... Draw the handle on the dishpan." (Proceed in like manner with the shoe. ..."

6. Modern Physiology, Hygiene and Health by Mary S. Haviland (1921)
"But poor Blanche had no mirror, so when the prince asked to look at her in a mirror she ran and got her dishpan, which was polished so it shone like silver. ..."

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