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fire pot

or fire·pot

  1. the part of a household furnace in which the fire is made.
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Origin of fire pot

First recorded in 1620–30
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • Stolen gold may be either with the goldsmith, or in his fire-pot.

    Castes and Tribes of Southern India

    Edgar Thurston

  • Then fire right into the centre; never mind the fire-pot throwers.

    Stan Lynn

    George Manville Fenn

  • Stay, constable, I want to see what you put into that fire-pot—open it.

  • He, at least, would have no further desire to sport with a fire-pot.

  • It was deserted and guarded only by the fire-pot which trembled between the paving-stones.

    Les Misrables

    Victor Hugo