hot pot


noun Chiefly British.

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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Example sentences 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.

British Dictionary definitions for hot pot

hotpot
/ (ˈhɒtˌpɒt) /

noun

British a baked stew or casserole made with meat or fish and covered with a layer of potatoes
Australian slang a heavily backed horse
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