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smudge pot

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  1. a container for burning oil or other fuels to produce smudge, as for protecting fruit trees from frost.
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Origin of smudge pot

First recorded in 1880–85
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  • The smudge-pot artillery was set ablaze, and kept blazing until the news came that the icy forces had retreated.

    The History of the Telephone

    Herbert N. Casson