A large, round cooking vessel, shaped like a slice off the bottom of a sphere. This is the Gehennese equivalent of a frying pan, saucepan, steamer, et cetera, and one of the few metal implements which no household can do without. Although a wok is made of very thin steel or iron, and is not terribly expensive, her woks and rice-pot are likely to be the prize possessions of a lower-class woman.

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