Dutch oven


noun

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

First recorded in 1760–70
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Dutch oven


noun

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
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