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bean pot

a heavy, covered crockery or metal pot, suitable for the slow cooking of beans, stews, etc.
Origin of bean pot
1840-50, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • And a big tear rolled from each eye, ran down the bean-pot, and dropped off the bottom of it.

    The Tale of Cuffy Bear Arthur Scott Bailey
  • Cover the bean-pot and bake in a slow oven for six or eight hours, adding boiling water as needed.

  • A black bear was trying to dig up the bean-pot, growling softly at the heat of the round stones she uncovered.

  • And then, with just one tug Mr. Bear pulled the bean-pot off his son's nose; and Cuffy was himself again.

    The Tale of Cuffy Bear Arthur Scott Bailey
  • Put all these ingredients into a bean-pot, with a tablespoonful of salt, a teaspoonful of sugar and a pinch of pepper.

  • And so he managed to squeeze his nose a little further into the bean-pot.

    The Tale of Cuffy Bear Arthur Scott Bailey
  • He hankers for the flesh-pots of the restaurant, and his soul yearns for the bean-pot of home.

    Woodcraft and Camping George Washington Sears (Nessmuk)
  • A little pepper sprinkled among the beans, when they are placed in the bean-pot, will render them less unhealthy.

  • Cut unpeeled rhubarb into inch-lengths and pack closely in a bean-pot with alternate layers of brown sugar.

  • And to his great astonishment the bean-pot came right up off the ground too, almost as if it were alive.

    The Tale of Cuffy Bear Arthur Scott Bailey

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