Definition of Skillet

1. Noun. A pan used for frying foods.

Exact synonyms: Frying Pan, Frypan
Specialized synonyms: Electric Frying Pan, Spider
Terms within: Grip, Handgrip, Handle, Hold
Generic synonyms: Cooking Pan, Pan



Definition of Skillet

1. n. A small vessel of iron, copper, or other metal, with a handle, used for culinary purpose, as for stewing meat.

Definition of Skillet

1. Noun. (American English) A pan for frying, generally large and heavy. ¹

2. Noun. (American English) A dish or meal cooked in such a pan. ¹

3. Noun. (US as a modifier) Cooked in a skillet. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skillet

1. a frying pan [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skillet

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skillet (current term)
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Literary usage of Skillet

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1. Laws by Illinois (1919)
"AN ACT lo repeal an Act entitled: "An Act to provide for the organization of skillet Fork River Drainage District and for the improvement of the channel of ..."

2. Home Life in Colonial Days by Alice Morse Earle (1898)
"Pots and kettles had legs, as shown in those hang- Iron skillet, Rabbit Broiler, and Brazier ing in the slave-kitchen fireplace; gridirons had legs, ..."

3. A Book of Simples by Henry William Lewer (1908)
"great pieces taking the top and bottom as thin as you can and make of the reft putting it into a clean skillet then take a pint of Sack or white wine and ..."

4. Engineering and Legal Aspects of Land Drainage in Illinois by George Wellington Pickels, Frank Bonner Leonard (1921)
"CHAPTER XXV—skillet FORK WATERSHED skillet Fork is the outlet for the drainage from 1080 square miles. The watershed covers portions of Clay, Marion, Wayne, ..."

5. Water Resources of Illinois by Albert Howard Horton, Illinois Rivers and Lakes Commission, Geological Survey (U.S.) (1914)
"DISTANCES AND ELEVATIONS OF OHIO RIVER ALONG THE STATE OF ILLINOIS DISTANCES AND ELEVATIONS ALONG THE skillet FORK RIVER NOTE—From a profile of the skillet ..."

6. Journal of the County Kildare Archaeological Society by County Kildare Archaeological Society (1902)
"A Seventeenth-Century skillet and Bronze Sword at Kilkea Castle. ... The skillet was obtained in December, 1899, from Simon Gleeson, ..."

7. Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archeological Society by James Simpson, Richard Saul Ferguson, William Gershom Collingwood (1908)
"This interesting utensil is a fine and rare example of the mediaeval skillet, dating, in the opinion of Mr. CH Read of the British Museum and Dr. Joseph ..."

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