Dutch oven


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
3a : 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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The first known use of Dutch oven was in 1769

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English Language Learners Definition of Dutch oven

US : a large covered pot

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