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hot pot

noun, Chiefly British
1.
mutton or beef cooked with potatoes in a covered pot.
Origin of hot pot
1690-1700
1690-1700
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  • Let the coffee stand at the side of the stove for three or four minutes, then strain into a hot pot, and serve at once.

    Six Cups of Coffee Maria Parloa
  • At the end of three minutes strain into a hot pot and serve at once.

    Six Cups of Coffee Maria Parloa
  • The next dish is a hot pot of tinned mutton and preserved vegetables.

    The Sea and the Jungle H. M. Tomlinson
  • The cannibals, who were also supers led by an actor of the "troupe," set up a hot pot to boil my bones in.

    The Iron Puddler James J. Davis

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