Dutch oven

Dutch oven

noun
1.
a heavily constructed kettle with a close-fitting lid, used for pot roasts, stews, etc.
2.
a metal utensil, open in front, for roasting before an open fire.
3.
a brick oven in which the walls are preheated for cooking.

Origin:
1760–70

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Dutch oven
 
n
1.  an iron or earthenware container with a cover used for stews, etc
2.  a metal box, open in front, for cooking in front of an open fire

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