Definition of Pattypan

1. n. A pan for baking patties.



Definition of Pattypan

1. Noun. (American English) A pan used for baking patties ¹

2. Noun. A small variety of squash with a scalloped rim and creamy white flesh ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pattypan

1. a pan in which patties are baked [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pattypan

pattie
patties
patting
pattipan
pattipans
pattle
pattles
pattress
patty
patty-cake
patty-pan
patty cake
patty shell
pattycake
pattycakes
pattypan (current term)
pattypan squash
pattypans
patu
patulent
patulin
patulins
patulous
patupaiarehe
patus
patwari
patwaris
paty
patzer
patzers

Literary usage of Pattypan

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1. The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of the Most by Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott (1811)
"PEGGY pattypan AT ETON. A JEU D'ESPRIT. BY EPHRAIM EPIGRAM, ESO^ [From the ... AN Eton Wit, who frequently would quiz Old Peggy pattypan, with sav'ry pies ..."

2. The British Novelists: With an Essay, and Prefaces, Biographical and Critical by Anna Letitia Aikin Barbauld, Barbauld (Anna Letitia) (1820)
"... TO , MONSIEUR pattypan, Pastry-cook to his most sacred Majesty King George II. SIR, THOUGH a stranger to your person, I am no stranger to your ingenuity ..."

3. The British Drama: A Collection of the Most Esteemed Tragedies, Comedies (1859)
"Mrs. pattypan—I suppose you are in search of your apprentice— there he sits, ... Faith, I don't know, Mrs. pattypan— the love of some ladies is a kind of ..."

4. Some Account of the English Stage: From the Restoration in 1660 to 1830 by John Genest (1832)
"... pattypan wants Tim to marry her—he prefers Nancy—Mrs. pattypan wishes to ... to his daughter's union with Monford—Tim marries Mrs. pattypan this is a ..."

5. A Collection of Farces and Other Afterpieces: Which are Acted at the by Inchbald (1809)
"Come, come, my dear Mrs pattypan— thou peerless princess of all pastry-cooks—let us ... But then, as the old saying is, I lengthen my nights, Mrs pattypan, ..."

6. The First Floor: A Farce, in Two Acts by James Cobb (1824)
"Is a very agreeable intrusion, Mrs. pattypan, I really began to be afraid of ... Faith, I don't know, Mrs. pattypan— the love of some ladies is a kind of ..."

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