Maoris roasted or steamed their food this way long before Europeans came along, bringing their pots, salted meats, and dried peas.
In Ukrainian politics, the pots are always calling the kettles black.
Spill stopper This is a silicone lid that sits on top of your pots and prevents them from boiling over.
They have pots of money, and spend time swanning to parties and launches.
Then Rick Bayless said, “I'm going to send you pots,” and it went on from there.
During the whole of the above performance, the pots are held in the hands, and must not be put down.
They fed them with such morsels as could be fished from the pots of the Indians.
Last of all came a number of unarmed men carrying fresh-killed beef, corn, and pots of tswala.
"Three pots of jam and ten loaves ought to be enough," said my sister.
A large water cask surrounded by buckets and pots stood in the center of the kitchen.
"vessel," from late Old English pott and Old French pot "pot, container, mortar" (also in erotic senses), both from a general Low Germanic (cf. Old Frisian pott, Middle Dutch pot) and Romanic word from Vulgar Latin *pottus, of uncertain origin, said by Barnhart and OED to be unconnected to Late Latin potus "drinking cup." Celtic forms are said to be borrowed from English and French.
Slang meaning "large sum of money staked on a bet" is attested from 1823. Pot roast is from 1881; phrase go to pot (16c.) suggests cooking. In phrases, the pot calls the kettle black-arse is from c.1700; shit or get off the pot is traced by Partridge to Canadian armed forces in World War II.
"marijuana," 1938, probably a shortened form of Mexican Spanish potiguaya "marijuana leaves."
"to put in a pot," 1610s, from pot (n.1). Related: Potted; potting. Earlier it meant "to drink from a pot" (1590s).
A potentiometer (1940s+)
To shoot: He potted a woodchuck (1860+)
[all senses fr cooking pot, as something containing a pot-luck mess of food, something sooty and unattractive, something fat-looking, something to be filled by hitting the hunt's prey, etc]