What does frying-pan mean?

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  1. Quintus Septimius Tertullianus:

    Out of the frying pan into the fire.

  2. Eric Hoffer:

    We feel free when we escape -- even if it be but from the frying pan to the fire.

  3. Miguel de Cervantes:

    Let me leap out of the frying-pan into the fire or, out of God's blessing into the warm sun.

  4. Lotte Hershfield:

    We were going from the frying pan to the fire, we went from Nazi persecutors to the Japanese.

  5. Garry Bickett:

    Anybody who's spent any time out in the ocean in North Carolina knows about the Frying Pan Tower, it's a fixture of the coast.

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