fire pot

or fire·pot



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

Origin of fire pot

First recorded in 1620–30 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for fire pot

Historical Examples of fire pot

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

  • 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