From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Griddle \Grid"dle\, n. [OE. gredil, gredl, gridel, of Celtic
   origin; cf. W. greidell, Ir. greideal, greideil, griddle,
   gridiron, greadaim I burn, scorch. Cf. Gridiron.]
   1. An iron plate or pan used for cooking cakes.
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   2. A sieve with a wire bottom, used by miners.
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