Dutch oven

noun

Definition of Dutch oven

1 : a metal shield for roasting before an open fire
2 : a brick oven in which cooking is done by the preheated walls
3 a : a cast-iron kettle with a tight cover that is used for baking in an open fire
b : a heavy pot with a tight-fitting domed cover

First Known Use of dutch oven

1769

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of Dutch oven for English Language Learners

  • : a large covered pot


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