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fireless cooker

an insulated container that seals in heat to cook food.
Origin of fireless cooker
1905-10, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • "It's nature's fireless-cooker," explained the girl as she took her place beside him.

    El Diablo Brayton Norton
British Dictionary definitions for fireless-cooker

fireless cooker

an insulated container that retains enough heat to cook food or keep it warm
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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fireless cooker

noun phrase

An outdoor toilet; privy; backhouse

[1920s+; fr a device for cooking with stored-up heat, found by 1908]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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