from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A low, boat-shaped pitcher typically having a wide lip at one end and a handle at the other and used for serving sauces and gravies.
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- n. A boat-shaped pitcher for serving sauce or gravy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce
sauce + boat. (Wiktionary)