chafing dish

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n chafing dish a metal pan over a heater; used to cook or to keep things warm at the table
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Chafing dish a dish or vessel for cooking on the table, or for keeping food warm, either by coals, by a lamp, or by hot water; a portable grate for coals.
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Usage

In literature:

The eyes of the rest of the chapter were fastened on the chafing-dish.
"Stanford Stories" by Charles K. Field
In the centre, on a chafing-dish, incense was smoking.
"Bouvard and Pécuchet" by Gustave Flaubert
He placed lighted coals on a chafing-dish, and with them made large furrows on his breast, calling out, 'Jesus!
"The Temptation of St. Antony" by Gustave Flaubert
You let Hope MacLeod have the chafing dish.
"A Dixie School Girl" by Gabrielle E. Jackson
Then there was the alcohol stove, with its water-kettle and chafing dish.
"Patty's Summer Days" by Carolyn Wells
This corresponds somewhat to our modern chafing dish pan both in size and in utility.
"Cooking and Dining in Imperial Rome" by Apicius
Very nice served in a chafing dish.
"Stevenson Memorial Cook Book" by Various
And just at the last minute she gave me the money to buy a chafing-dish.
"Betty Wales Freshman" by Edith K. Dunton
Chafing-dishes even were used.
"The Story of Extinct Civilizations of the West" by Robert E. Anderson
Let there be also a small chafing-dish placed in the pedestal.
"Endless Amusement" by Unknown
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In news:

It would be sushi and a barbecue on a chafing dish-type grill.
For a party, keep cheese dips warm over Sterno in a chafing dish or in a slow cooker.
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