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 for skillet
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Skillet \Skil"let\, n. [OF. escuelette, dim. of escuelle a
     porringer, F. ecuelle, fr. L. scutella, dim. of scutra,
     scuta, a dish. Cf. Scuttle a basket.]
     A small vessel of iron, copper, or other metal, with a
     handle, used for culinary purpose, as for stewing meat.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  skillet
      n 1: a pan used for frying foods [syn: frying pan, frypan,
           skillet]

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