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stockpot

[stok-pot]
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noun
  1. a pot in which stock for soup, sauces, etc., is made and kept.
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Origin of stockpot

First recorded in 1850–55; stock + pot1
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  • Like fowls, an old turkey is fit for nothing but the stewpan or the stockpot.

    The Story of Crisco

    Marion Harris Neil

  • In the nursery, was Georges answer, as if he cared whether we were in the copper or the stockpot!

  • Evidently he would have been rid of me, but a literary man, scenting material for his stockpot, is not easily shaken off.

  • Put them into stockpot, and place flesh from head on top; then well cover with water, add little salt and let slowly come to boil.

    The Story of Crisco

    Marion Harris Neil


British Dictionary definitions for stockpot

stockpot

noun
  1. mainly British a pot in which stock for soup, etc, is made or kept
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