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- n. Alternative spelling of rolling pin.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A cylindrical piece of wood or other material, with which paste or dough may be rolled out and reduced to a proper thickness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cylindrical piece of wood, marble, or copper, having a projecting handle at each end, with which dough, paste, confectioners' sugar, etc., are molded and reduced to a proper thickness.
- n. A wooden implement used by potters for rolling out thin sheets of clay for making pie-plates. It is often made in two parts, the handles being attached to the ends of a wooden rod which passes through the hollow body of the roller.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. utensil consisting of a cylinder (usually of wood) with a handle at each end; used to roll out dough
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She was a short, round-faced stout woman of forty-seven with rolling-pin arms and thick-fingered hands.
I could hear her go at the chunk of dough with the rolling-pin, thinking rather the dough than the backs of my legs.
Ever since the recent BBC television hit The Great British Bake Off there's a clue in the title, guys, revealed that it takes virtually one's yearly consumption of butter and a week of rolling-pin action to make a tiny scrap of breakfast that isn't even a bacon sandwich, the charm of these overrated buns has been lost on me.
When I began experimenting with it, I used all of my rolling-pin prowess to roll the fondant paper thin.
Showing a clip of Cramer using a rolling-pin on a piecrust he was making with Martha Stewart on her TV show, the Stewart said, "Don't you destroy enough dough on your own show?"
And at the company's Fryeburg plant, once among the world's biggest rolling-pin producers, former general manager James Mains and dozens of co-workers got standard state benefits -- until they fought the government and got the more generous benefits, too.
When ready take a small portion on a fork or spoon, and rapidly throw it to and fro over a slightly oiled rolling-pin; continue until sufficient threads of sugar are obtained.
Instead of her usual photo, we're treated to a shot of her antique rolling-pin collection.
Then separate the dough into small portions and roll each on a flat surface using a rolling-pin into a round-shaped paratha.
Back at the hideout, Strack and the boys realize that if Batman were married, he'd be too busy cleaning rain-gutters, picking out china patterns and being chased with a rolling-pin to fight crime.