stockpot

[stok-pot]
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noun

a pot in which stock for soup, sauces, etc., is made and kept.

Origin of stockpot

First recorded in 1850–55; stock + pot1
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Contemporary Examples of stockpot

Historical Examples of stockpot

  • 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

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