pot liquor


Definition of pot liquor

: the liquid left in a pot after cooking something

Examples of pot liquor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Smoke Shack left its beans mostly alone, letting pot liquor, onions and black pepper do the work. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "52 Weeks of BBQ: Smoke Shack," 4 May 2018

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First Known Use of pot liquor

1742, in the meaning defined above

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