Fleshpot

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Fleshpot A pot or vessel in which flesh is cooked. "In the land of Egypt . . . we sat by the fleshpots , and . . . did eat bread to the full."
    • Fleshpot Places providing opportunity to indulge in amusements or pleasures without moral restraints.
    • Fleshpot plenty; high living.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n fleshpot A vessel in which flesh is cooked.
    • n fleshpot Hence (in allusion to the passage above quoted)
    • n fleshpot Food; also, the indulgence of animal appetites.
    • n fleshpot In heraldry, a bearing representing a three-legged iron pot, usually, though not always, depicted sable.
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Usage

In literature:

Pass on to lesser men who loved the fleshpots and who would buy your charms!
"The Call of the Canyon" by Zane Grey
Carew, do you ever yearn for the fleshpots?
"On the Firing Line" by Anna Chapin Ray and Hamilton Brock Fuller
The modern fleshpots may seem alluring not alone in retrospect.
"Stubble" by George Looms
When we journey out of Egypt again we shall not leave the fleshpots behind.
"The Jewish State" by Theodor Herzl
The property owners enjoy the fleshpots.
"The American Empire" by Scott Nearing
Oh, for the fleshpots of Egypt!
"The Madcap of the School" by Angela Brazil
And if the fleshpots of Egypt can only be his, mixed with a diet of orange blossoms, I verily believe he'll take them together.
"The Lightning Conductor Discovers America" by C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
The fleshpots of Tarog called him.
"The Martian Cabal" by Roman Frederick Starzl
Poor Keimer suffered grievously, grew tired of the project in three months, longed for the fleshpots of Egypt, and ordered a roast pig.
"Benjamin Franklin" by Paul Elmer More
Dakar had much to offer in the way of civilization's fleshpots.
"Black Man's Burden" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
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In news:

Or perhaps the fleshpots of Babylon -- blood-red, super-saturated intensity all around in the scarlet walls and banquettes.
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