- a heavily constructed kettle with a close-fitting lid, used for pot roasts, stews, etc.
- a metal utensil, open in front, for roasting before an open fire.
- a brick oven in which the walls are preheated for cooking.
Origin of Dutch oven
Examples from the Web for dutch oven
Historical Examples of dutch oven
In the extreme corner of the room was a dutch-oven built of stone slabs.Bloom of Cactus
Robert Ames Bennet
You may bake them in a dutch-oven, instead of broiling them.
On the hearth are some dog-irons, the ashes of the breakfast fire, and a Dutch-oven.Saddle and Mocassin
Francis Francis Jr.
Set the dish into a dutch-oven, and bake it half an hour, or till hot all through.
There was a Dutch-oven on the hearth, the sight of which made my mouth water for the delicious tea-cakes of childhood.The Boys of '61
Charles Carleton Coffin.
- an iron or earthenware container with a cover used for stews, etc
- a metal box, open in front, for cooking in front of an open fire