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
Words nearby smudge pot
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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