A pan for receiving the fat which drips from meat in roasting. (noun)
The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)
Use "dripping-pan" in a sentence
"We are tolarably well, and Rob today was proposing a plan to make a circular dripping-pan which should be able to baste the meat of its own accord without any trouble to the cook."
"Widow Precious had plenty of sharp sense to tell her that her children were by no means “pretty dears” to anybody but herself, and to herself only when in a very soft state of mind; at other times they were but three gew-mouthed lasses, and two looby loons with teeth enough for crunching up the dripping-pan."
"Take a beast kidney with a little fat on, and stuff it all around, season it with a little pepper and salt, wrap it in a kell, and put it upon the spit with a little water in the dripping-pan; what drops from your kidney thicken with a lump of butter and flour for your sauce."