hot pot

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noun Chiefly British.

mutton or beef cooked with potatoes in a covered pot.

Nearby words

  1. hot pack,
  2. hot pants,
  3. hot pepper,
  4. hot plate,
  5. hot pool,
  6. hot potato,
  7. hot rod,
  8. hot rodder,
  9. hot sauce,
  10. hot seat

Origin of hot pot

First recorded in 1690–1700

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Examples from the Web for hot pot

  • 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.