Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A pan for heating flaxseed and other seed from which oil is expressed.
- n. The first pan in which sugarcane juice or sugar-maple sap is heated, preparatory to dipping or evaporating.
“Lecoeur and La Sarriette there, dipping their noses into the heating-pan, and buying hot sausages for breakfast.”
“When Mademoiselle Saget at last went away, the mistress of the shop glanced with disgust at the cover of the heating-pan, the glistening metal of which had been tarnished by the impression of the old woman's little hands.”
“There were always two or three lachrymose women in front of the chilled heating-pan.”
“Augustine," she cried, "bring a duster, and wipe the cover of the heating-pan.”
“She went in shrivelled and shrunk by the frosty air, and, resting her hands on the heating-pan to warm them, remained in front of the counter buying nothing, but repeating in her shrill voice: "He was with them again yesterday; he seems to live there now.”
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