from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as drip-cup.
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We learned not to object when the ice-box was set up in the hall so near the grate that the drip-pan had to be emptied every hour, and the iceman had to come twice a day.
Dully, patiently, he scraped linty grease from the drip-pan, gouged at the mud caked on the wheels.
Soon the drip-pan was full and then the water began trickling over the floor.
I slush them around to clean them, but they never notice that, and I stand them up high and dry in the drip-pan.
I save the babies first, I slush them around to clean them, but they never notice that, and I stand them up high and dry in the drip-pan.
Then I go in after the girls, and they quiet down the babies in the drip-pan; and then the mothers I bring out, and the boys and the fathers.
One galvanized iron drip-pan for coffee urns in kitchen