Rolling-pin
Rolling-pin Roll"ing-pin`, n. A cylindrical piece of wood or other material, with which paste or dough may be rolled out and reduced to a proper thickness. [1913 Webster]

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  • rolling pin — rolling pins N COUNT A rolling pin is a cylinder that you roll backwards and forwards over uncooked pastry in order to make the pastry flat …   English dictionary

  • rolling pin — ► NOUN ▪ a cylinder for rolling out dough …   English terms dictionary

  • rolling pin — n a long tube shaped piece of wood used for making ↑pastry flat and thin before you cook it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rolling pin — rolling ,pin noun count a piece of kitchen equipment in the shape of a tube that you use to make PASTRY flat and thin before you cook it …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rolling pin — n. a heavy, smooth cylinder of wood, glass, etc., usually with a handle at each end, used to roll out dough …   English World dictionary

  • Rolling pin — Belan redirects here. For the wine grape also known as Belan, see Grenache blanc. A wooden roller type rolling pin A rolling pin is a cylindrical food preparation utensil used to shape and flatten dough. Two styles of rolling pins are found;… …   Wikipedia

  • rolling pin — noun utensil consisting of a cylinder (usually of wood) with a handle at each end; used to roll out dough • Hypernyms: ↑kitchen utensil * * * noun, pl ⋯ pins [count] : a long cylinder that is used for making dough flat and smooth * * * ˈrolling… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rolling pin — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms rolling pin : singular rolling pin plural rolling pins a piece of kitchen equipment in the shape of a tube that you use to make pastry flat and thin before you cook it …   English dictionary

  • rolling pin — roll′ing pin n. a cylinder of wood or other material, usu. with a handle at each end, for rolling out dough • Etymology: 1490–1500 …   From formal English to slang

  • rolling pin — /ˈroʊlɪŋ pɪn/ (say rohling pin) noun a cylinder of wood or other material for rolling out pastry, etc …   Australian English dictionary

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