Definition of Hot pot

1. Noun. A stew of meat and potatoes cooked in a tightly covered pot.

Exact synonyms: Hotpot
Generic synonyms: Stew
Geographical relationships: Britain, Great Britain, U.k., Uk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Northern Ireland

Definition of Hot pot

1. Noun. (chiefly UK) A stew of beef or lamb and potatoes. ¹

2. Noun. A communal meal, popular in China, wherein diners share a hot bowl of broth or stock into which uncooked foods such as mushrooms, vegetables, and cuts of meat are dipped until they are cooked enough to be eaten. ¹

3. Noun. A jacuzzi or hot tub ¹

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Literary usage of Hot pot

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1883)
"The hot pot is a receptacle containing- hot water and steam under pressure, ... Then, as the hot pot is always iii connection with the reservoirs in which ..."

2. The Steward's Handbook and Guide to Party Catering by Jessup Whitehead (1903)
"HOT-POT—" A thousand hot-pots (made of 4000 Ibs. of meat and 10000 Ibs. of potatoes) were distributed from the bakeries of Liverpool amongst the poor of ..."

3. May Byron's Vegetable Book: Containing Over 750 Recipes for the Cooking and by May Clarissa Gillington Byron (1916)
"hot pot Take one pound of potatoes, one pound of onions, half a pound of good cheese. Slice potatoes, ditto onions, ditto cheese, and fry them separately; ..."

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