warming pan

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a long-handled covered pan holding live coals to warm a bed

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Other families moved a long-handled warming pan between the covers.
This historical step downward in America's values illustrated by using a currently active criminal to proudly promote consumer products is being allowed to happen for the same reason a frog will stay in a slowly warming pan of water until it boils itself alive: It's gradual.
And he adds that the buyer should be aware of trends: `` Brassware is down, for example an antique warming pan would fetch pounds 200 in 1970, now it would be around pounds 40.
The family frog has been sitting in a warming pan for a long time.
It's like a cold copper warming pan, I find myself thinking.
Copper warming pan, pierced and floral cover, long turned wooden handle, 19th century: $220.
As for the antiques shop, the trade had changed by the time the Tuffins moved, accelerated by TV programmes like Going For a Song, which ironically diminished the chances of finding bargains, certainly not warming pans at PS1.
We have famous for He exported warming pans to the West Indies where they were sold as ladles; stray cats to Caribbean islands to combat rats; and he sold whalebone, that he had acquired by mistake, to corset manufacturers.
It was the 376 tub built by William Cooper Hunneman, who was born in Boston in 1769 and was apprenticed to Paul Revere before establishing himself as a supplier of copper items, such as warming pans and kettles.