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hot pot

noun Chiefly British.
  1. mutton or beef cooked with potatoes in a covered pot.
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Origin of hot pot

First recorded in 1690–1700
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Historical Examples

  • Then why not make your hot-pot with mussels instead of oysters?

    Cakes & Ale

    Edward Spencer

  • It was the culinary forefather of toad-in-the-hole, hot-pot, Irish stew, and of that devil-dreaded Cornish pasty.