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And with a savage flourish of the pannikin he put it to his lips and drained it.

I filled a pannikin with the melted wine, which he swallowed thirstily.

He grinned, emptied the pannikin, and stretched his hands to the fire to warm them.

He brought her the stuff in a pannikin, believing it was for herself.

This, with a pannikin of tea, and some baker's cakes, constituted their meal.

Steve gulped his tea down, and set the pannikin on the ground.

So saying, I emptied the pannikin at a gulp, and set it down upon the table.

I asked, as I pushed in my pannikin for more of the refreshing beverage.

Old Tom mixed a pannikin of grog for Tom, and another for himself.

“It was a syllogism,” replied the Dominie, taking the pannikin from his mouth.

WORD ORIGIN

"small metal cup," 1823, described as a Suffolk dialect word, from pan (n.) + diminutive suffix -kin.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PANNIKIN

pan

nouncontainer for cooking food
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