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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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How to use hot pot in a sentence
“I love spicy food, and my friends tell me that Sichuan hotpot has become very popular in Addis Abeba,” he said.'Made in China' Now Being Made in Africa|Brendon Hong|August 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With time I learned to disassemble the entire hotpot and mount the heating coil on a roast beef can with a whole punched in it.Tales of a Jailhouse Gourmet: How I learned to Cook in Prison|Daniel Genis|June 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My throat is peeling, my tongue is burning: this is no hotpot.The Legend of Ulenspiegel, Vol. II (of 2)|Charles de Coster
After some hesitation Sylvia decided on hotpot and fig pudding.The Third Class at Miss Kaye's|Angela Brazil
British Dictionary definitions for hot pot
/ (ˈhɒtˌpɒt) /
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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