Hot-pot

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Hot-pot a dish of chopped mutton seasoned and stewed with sliced potatoes
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. hát; Ger. heiss, Sw. het.

Usage

In literature:

Dey'd po' hot pot liquor in de tray an crumble braid in hit.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
There was a big pot of coffee, and everybody had a plate or bowl of hot food.
"Four-Day Planet" by Henry Beam Piper
They scraped out the jam-pot and spread its contents on the hot toast, and contrived to enjoy the slender meal to the utmost.
"Sue, A Little Heroine" by L. T. Meade
They welcomed the light, for it showed them the way; but they would have sold the view twenty times over for a pot of hot coffee.
"A Dog with a Bad Name" by Talbot Baines Reed
Shove me into that hot pot, and boil me, would you?
"The Adventures of Don Lavington" by George Manville Fenn
We are all drying up here with hot Sun and cold Wind; my Water-pot won't keep Polyanthus and Anemone from perishing.
"Letters of Edward FitzGerald to Fanny Kemble (1871-1883)" by Edward FitzGerald
Peter then brought in a large pot of hot tea, which perhaps really refreshed us more than anything else.
"The Wanderers" by W.H.G. Kingston
The fire that had been built by Joe was now burnt down to embers; but the coffee-pot sat upon these embers, and the coffee was hot.
"Cruel As The Grave" by Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
On the table was a pot of hot tea and a tempting little supper laid.
"At Fault" by Kate Chopin
I've got a boiler 'n' a kettle 'n' a pot o' hot water.
"The Bird's Christmas Carol" by Kate Douglas Wiggin
Hot water, soap, a cleansing powder and a little effort, and your pots and pans will be a credit to you.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Vol. 3 (of 4)" by W. Grant Hague
Mealie pap is cooked in a simple fashion, and occasionally boiling hot pots of it have fallen into the hands of the British.
"My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War" by Ben Viljoen
Put this on the hot coals about twenty minutes before your supper is to be ready, and a few moments later put on the coffee pot.
"The Ranger Boys and the Border Smugglers" by Claude A. Labelle
It contained a choice supper, and forks and spoons, and at the same moment appeared a pot of hot tea from an opposite neighbor.
"The Peterkin Papers" by Lucretia P Hale
Since sundown Mary, his wife, had hurried back and forth from the kitchen with pots of hot water.
"Frank of Freedom Hill" by Samuel A. Derieux
Si dipped it deeply into the pot of hot tar, and approached the young oarsman.
"The Young Oarsmen of Lakeview" by Ralph Bonehill
Pease porridge hot, pease porridge cold, pease porridge in the pot, nine years old.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 16 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Rub meat over with salt, dredge with flour and sear quickly over in hot fat turned into the pot in which meat is to roast.
"Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners" by Elizabeth O. Hiller
The next dish is a hot pot of tinned mutton and preserved vegetables.
"The Sea and the Jungle" by H. M. Tomlinson
The yellow used at first, till silver stain took its place, was, as I have said, a rather hot unpleasant pot-metal.
"Stained Glass of the Middle Ages in England and France" by Hugh Arnold
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In poetry:

One drinks because he's very hot,
As we are often told;
Another can't refuse a pot,
Because he's very cold.
"Reasons For Drinking" by John Pierpont
I pass in sunshine burning hot
By cafes where in beer they deal;
I think how pleasant were a pot,
A frothing pot of beer of Lille!
"Titmarsh’s Carmen Lilliense" by William Makepeace Thackeray
It was the Ogre coming home; his supper
Was steaming nice and hot,--
Two calves upon a spit, ten rabbits roasting,
A whole sheep in the pot.
"Hop-O-My-Thumb" by Clara Doty Bates
"Gooid bye!" he sed, an off he shot,
Leavin behind him sich a lot
O' smook, as blue as it wor hot!
It set me stewin!
Soa hooam aw cut, an' gate a pot
Ov us own brewin.
"A Strange Stooary" by John Hartley
As the pot boiled for the kettle, as the kettle for the pot,
So boils my love within me till my breast is glowing hot.
As the moth died for the candle, so could I die for you.
And my fond heart beats time with yours and cries, "Cuckoo! Cuckoo!"
"Pot And Kettle" by Robert Graves
Oh dey 's times fu' bein' pleasant an' fu' goin' smilin' roun',
'Cause I don't believe in people allus totin' roun' a frown,
But it's easy 'nough to titter w'en de stew is smokin' hot,
But hit's mighty ha'd to giggle w'en dey's nuffin' in de pot.
"Philosophy" by Paul Laurence Dunbar

In news:

New trends for the Japanese hot pot .
Nabe is comfort food for many Japanese, a proletarian dish that brings people together to share from a bubbling hot pot of goodness.
What kind of pot can grow on a hot, west-facing patio.
Gardening with Steve Whysall: Hot pot .
Hot pot s are filled with succulents.
The Little Q Hot Pot restaurant has vacated 1585 Hancock St after a legal showdown with the city ended in a $735,000 settlement to cover the restaurant's relocation costs.
Jonathan Gold visits Little Sheep, a new hot pot restaurant in the San Gabriel Valley.
Tao Tao Noodle Bar's Seafood Hot Pot.
What the heck is a hot pot.
Hot, and in more ways than one Uncle Liu's showcases popular pots By Candy Sagon Washington Post Magazine Sunday, July 18, 2010.
Leftover turkey can be reprised in sandwiches or a hot pot pie.
I'm guessing a majority of central Pennsylvania's dining-out crowd has not experienced the centuries-old Chinese tradition of "hot pot" cooking.
The restaurant's other marquee menu item — hot grinders served in nicely crisped buns — are slightly more conventional, but at least as tasty as the pot pies.
Washington now hot spot for pot.
JCPS students in hot water after pot sale.
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In science:

Earlier papers have demonstrated th at the jet must undergo deflection in order to terminate in the N hots pot.
The jet-cloud interacting radio galaxy PKS B2152-699. I. Structures revealed in new deep radio and X-ray observations
For each hots pot the total flux density within the 90µJy beam−1 contour and that in the brightest, most compact, component are reported separately. (2) J2000 position.
The jet-cloud interacting radio galaxy PKS B2152-699. I. Structures revealed in new deep radio and X-ray observations
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