sauceboat

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sauceboat a dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce
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Usage

In literature:

Mr Dedalus seized the sauceboat.
"A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" by James Joyce
When quite smooth, turn the sauce into a sauceboat, and it is ready to be served.
"Good Things to Eat as Suggested by Rufus" by Rufus Estes
Serve in a sauceboat.
"The Golden Age Cook Book" by Henrietta Latham Dwight
Charles Burnett, working in Alexandria in 1793, and probably as early as 1785, produced sauceboats, urns, tea sets, tankards, and so on.
"Seaport in Virginia" by Gay Montague Moore
Pour some of the sauce over the beef, and serve the remainder in a sauceboat.
"The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book" by Victor Hirtzler
A rim section with molded rococo-scrolled edge is from a "basket weave" sauceboat.
"The Cultural History of Marlborough, Virginia" by C. Malcolm Watkins
Mix all together, bake (or boil) the pudding, and serve it up with melted butter in a sauceboat.
"The Art of Cookery" by John Mollard
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