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Definition of "pannikin" [pan•ni•kin]

  • A cup or other vessel used for drinking. (noun)
  • The contents of such a vessel. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "pannikin" in a sentence
  • "It is astonishing how quickly you get used to doing without a handkerchief and to eating out of the tin pannikin in which you also wash."
  • "A tin pannikin rolled down the inclined plane, rattling and banging."
  • "With less hunger he might have found it nauseous; for the bread was incredibly mouldy and had been gnawed all round the crust by rats, while the liquor in the pannikin was a mixture of fiery rum and unclean water."