pepper pot

noun

Definition of pepper pot

1 British : pepperbox sense 1
2a : a highly seasoned West Indian stew of vegetables and meat or fish
b : a thick soup of tripe, meat, dumplings, and vegetables highly seasoned especially with crushed peppercorns

called also Philadelphia pepper pot

Examples of pepper pot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The house has a small memorial and museum now (though not in Beethoven’s original apartment, which is off limits to the public) containing some of his personal items, like a salt and pepper pot set and some reproductions of his sheet music. Jennifer Billock, Smithsonian Magazine, "Following Beethoven’s Footsteps Through Vienna," 27 Jan. 2020 The house has a small memorial and museum now (though not in Beethoven’s original apartment, which is off limits to the public) containing some of his personal items, like a salt and pepper pot set and some reproductions of his sheet music. Jennifer Billock, Smithsonian Magazine, "Following Beethoven’s Footsteps Through Vienna," 27 Jan. 2020 The house has a small memorial and museum now (though not in Beethoven’s original apartment, which is off limits to the public) containing some of his personal items, like a salt and pepper pot set and some reproductions of his sheet music. Jennifer Billock, Smithsonian Magazine, "Following Beethoven’s Footsteps Through Vienna," 27 Jan. 2020 The house has a small memorial and museum now (though not in Beethoven’s original apartment, which is off limits to the public) containing some of his personal items, like a salt and pepper pot set and some reproductions of his sheet music. Jennifer Billock, Smithsonian Magazine, "Following Beethoven’s Footsteps Through Vienna," 27 Jan. 2020 The house has a small memorial and museum now (though not in Beethoven’s original apartment, which is off limits to the public) containing some of his personal items, like a salt and pepper pot set and some reproductions of his sheet music. Jennifer Billock, Smithsonian Magazine, "Following Beethoven’s Footsteps Through Vienna," 27 Jan. 2020 The house has a small memorial and museum now (though not in Beethoven’s original apartment, which is off limits to the public) containing some of his personal items, like a salt and pepper pot set and some reproductions of his sheet music. Jennifer Billock, Smithsonian Magazine, "Following Beethoven’s Footsteps Through Vienna," 27 Jan. 2020 The house has a small memorial and museum now (though not in Beethoven’s original apartment, which is off limits to the public) containing some of his personal items, like a salt and pepper pot set and some reproductions of his sheet music. Jennifer Billock, Smithsonian Magazine, "Following Beethoven’s Footsteps Through Vienna," 27 Jan. 2020 The house has a small memorial and museum now (though not in Beethoven’s original apartment, which is off limits to the public) containing some of his personal items, like a salt and pepper pot set and some reproductions of his sheet music. Jennifer Billock, Smithsonian Magazine, "Following Beethoven’s Footsteps Through Vienna," 27 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of pepper pot

1679, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Pepper pot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pepper%20pot. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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