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Also called Philadelphia pepper pot. a highly seasoned, thick soup made of tripe or other meat, vegetables, and sometimes dumplings.
a West Indian stew of meat or fish and vegetables, flavored with cassareep.
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Origin of pepper pot
First recorded in 1670–80
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How to use pepper pot in a sentence
Sweeting stands before Greening, holding out her dress while Greening reaches down pepper-pot from dresser.Christmas Entertainments|Alice Maude Kellogg
The second Pepper-pot cruised up and brought to adjacent to the operations with a watchful eye on the horizon.Grapes of wrath|Boyd Cable
In the end, the weapon she decided upon was the big tin pepper-pot, well loaded.
With a gentle motion of her wrist she turned the pepper-pot over, and softly shook it.
Mrs. Gammit was just about to turn the pepper-pot over, when she saw a third dim shape approaching, and stayed her hand.
British Dictionary definitions for pepper pot
a small container with perforations in the top for sprinkling pepper
a Caribbean stew of meat, rice, vegetables, etc, highly seasoned with cassareep
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