hot pot


noun Chiefly British.

mutton or beef cooked with potatoes in a covered pot.

Origin of hot pot

First recorded in 1690–1700 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of 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.