lobster pot


: lobster trap
especially : one with wooden slats and a domed top

Illustration of lobster pot

Illustration of lobster pot

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Other deliverable dishes from this landmark lobster eatery, founded in 2000, include lobster pot pies, lobster roll, whoopie pie 12-packs, and even a Maine Shore Dinner for Two, packed with lobster tails, shrimp, mussels and sea scallops, as well as two ears of corn. Laura Kiniry, Smithsonian Magazine, 29 Apr. 2020 Dishes will include turkey stuffed with mushrooms, sourdough and rye stuffing, roasted duck breast, lobster pot pie and sticky toffee pudding. San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 Nov. 2022 The menu features lobster pot pie, eggs Benedict and herb roasted salmon. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 6 Apr. 2022 Puck and Eric Klein, Wolfgang Puck Catering's Vice President of Culinary, will also be making dishes including Maine lobster pot pie with spring vegetables, dry aged Wagyu beef sliders with French fries and cacio e pepe macaroni and cheese. Stephanie Wenger, PEOPLE.com, 24 Mar. 2022 The vibrant space serves as the perfect backdrop to indulge in a perfectly juicy burger, a dozen oysters on the half shell, or a soulful lobster pot pie for two. Jessica Dupuy, Forbes, 6 Nov. 2021 See, too, the lobster pot pie with its dome of puff pastry and a filling of root vegetables and sweet seafood bound with lobster stock thickened with roux. Washington Post, 21 May 2021 Dine-in: three-course, all-day menu served 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., such as lobster pot pie; crab, eggs and caviar; scallops with asparagus and mushrooms. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 29 Apr. 2021 The seventh dish will be a miniature lobster pot pie. Nick Rallo, Dallas News, 24 Dec. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1764, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lobster pot was in 1764

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“Lobster pot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lobster%20pot. Accessed 31 May. 2023.

Kids Definition

lobster pot

: a trap for catching lobsters

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