smudge pot

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noun

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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Examples from the Web for smudge pot

  • The smudge-pot artillery was set ablaze, and kept blazing until the news came that the icy forces had retreated.