fuming pan

1) Probably a pan in which something aromatic would be burnt, an abbreviation of ‘perfuming pan’.

1565 two fomynge pannes, Temple Newsam

1591 The Chamb’ of Estate ... j perfuming-pan, Skipton Castle. Whitaker noted that perfuming pans and chamber pots were in all the principal chambers.

dates 1565 1591

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