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pipkin

[pip-kin] /ˈpɪp kɪn/
noun
1.
a small, earthen pot.
2.
British Dialect. a piggin.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; perhaps pipe2 + -kin
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  • The hare being cut up is put into a jug or pipkin, and the pipkin is set in a pan of water.
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pipkin

/ˈpɪpkɪn/
noun
1.
a small metal or earthenware vessel
2.
another name for piggin
Word Origin
C16: perhaps a diminutive of pipe²; see -kin
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