- the part of a household furnace in which the fire is made.
Origin of fire pot
First recorded in 1620–30
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Examples from the Web for fire pot
Stolen gold may be either with the goldsmith, or in his fire-pot.Castes and Tribes of Southern India
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