lobster pot


Definition of lobster pot

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

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Examples of lobster pot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Main Street restaurant had earned raves for its sleek industrial look and modern twists on comfort food, like short rib meatloaf and lobster pot pie. Leeanne Griffin, courant.com, "‘Who’s going to be left standing?’ Hartford restaurants feeling the pain as coronavirus empties downtown of workers, travelers and theatergoers," 13 Aug. 2020 Dish, which debuted in downtown Hartford in 2007, had earned raves for its sleek industrial look, an upscale bar and modern twists on comfort food, like short rib meatloaf, lobster pot pie and classic steaks and seafood. Leeanne Griffin, courant.com, "Dish Bar & Grill in Hartford to close permanently," 12 Aug. 2020 At Westbrook Lobster in Clinton and Wallingford the lobster pot pie ($23) features tarragon-sherry cream, potatoes, peas, corn, carrots, green beans and puff pastry. Leeanne Griffin, courant.com, "(Not) on a roll: 7 unexpected lobster dishes you can find in Connecticut," 14 June 2019 There was the time my father accidentally tied the boat to a lobster pot instead of a buoy and we were blown out to sea. Jeremy Engle, New York Times, "Is Childhood Today Over-Supervised?," 12 Feb. 2020 Third Coast Provisions, which focuses on products from the Great Lakes regions with an emphasis on seafood, has surf and turf, lobster pot pie, lobster rolls, lobster potholes (with lump crab, garlic, and herb butter), and lobster mac and cheese. Joanne Kempinger Demski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Lobster Fest indulges shellfish lovers for 3 days, while local restaurants feed the craving all year," 7 Aug. 2019 Lobster boats in harbors, and lobster pots on docks, are perfect photo ops. Lauren Daley, BostonGlobe.com, "Cycle a picturesque coastal route from Gloucester to Maine," 31 July 2019 Rita and Jim spent countless days on their boat pulling lobster pots. courant.com, "Rita Mae Nelson," 7 July 2018 Only the ahi tartare ($26) appetizer and the steamed lobster pot pie entrée can be found on the menu at other Mina restaurants. Jay Jones, latimes.com, "There are fish in the house, if the house is the west Oahu home of the new Michael Mina restaurant," 16 May 2018

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First Known Use of lobster pot

1764, in the meaning defined above

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“Lobster pot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lobster%20pot. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of lobster pot

: a trap for catching lobsters

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