from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A flat-bottomed basin for washing dishes.
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- n. A large basin or "pan" with a flat bottom in which dishes are washed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. large pan for washing dishes.
- n. a large pan for washing dishes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. large pan for washing dishes
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I suppose you prefer the one who is lost, and my friend wants her own dishpan, which is made of gold and studded with diamonds and has magic powers.
I suppose you prefer the one who is lost, and my friend wants her own dishpan, which is made of gold and studded with diamonds and has magic powers. "
Then they are easily washed with just a sponge or cloth in the dishpan.
I generally soak my dishes in a water-filled dishpan.
Potatoes and pasta cooked just fine in about half the amount of water we typically use, and the still scalding water used to soft boil eggs in the morning was poured directly into a dishpan to scrub up the dishes from dinner the night before (later rinsed, of course).
I can see her after supper, leaning over the dishpan in the kitchen sink, her mind blessedly free of psychoanalysis.
Moreover, the English bathtub, then as now, was a puny and inconvenient contrivance — little more, in fact, than a glorified dishpan — and filling and emptying it required the attendance of a servant.
Then I dried and put them away and threw the dishpan of still-steaming water out into the side yard.
The dishwasher is a modern convenience that saves us hours of cleaning and drying time, not to mention pruny dishpan hands.
Line your dishpan and rinse pan with a clean dishtowel and add hot water and soap and a drop of bleech.