fleshpot

[ flesh-pot ]
/ ˈflɛʃˌpɒt /

noun

fleshpots,
  1. places offering luxurious and unrestrained pleasure or amusement: the fleshpots of Las Vegas.
  2. luxurious and unrestrained living.
a pot or vessel containing flesh or meat.

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Origin of fleshpot

First recorded in 1525–35; flesh + pot1
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Example sentences from the Web for fleshpot

  • Cleopatra, metaphorically speaking, was a fleshpot, because the world hankered after her.

    April's Lady|Margaret Wolfe Hungerford