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bean pot

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noun
  1. a heavy, covered crockery or metal pot, suitable for the slow cooking of beans, stews, etc.

Origin of bean pot

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50
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  • And so he managed to squeeze his nose a little further into the bean-pot.

    The Tale of Cuffy Bear

    Arthur Scott Bailey

  • Put all these ingredients into a bean-pot, with a tablespoonful of salt, a teaspoonful of sugar and a pinch of pepper.

  • Cover the bean-pot and bake in a slow oven for six or eight hours, adding boiling water as needed.

  • Cut unpeeled rhubarb into inch-lengths and pack closely in a bean-pot with alternate layers of brown sugar.

  • A little pepper sprinkled among the beans, when they are placed in the bean-pot, will render them less unhealthy.