stock·​pot ˈstäk-ˌpät How to pronounce stockpot (audio)
: a pot in which soup stock is prepared
: an abundant supply : repository

Examples of stockpot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Rinse the brisket, place it in a stockpot (or any large pot), and add water to cover. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 15 Mar. 2024 Similar to stockpots, sauté pans, frying pans (and all the best cookware, really), the most important features of a saucepan are good heat conductivity, good heat retention, and even heat distribution. Tiffany Hopkins, Bon Appétit, 5 Feb. 2024 Add the bacon to the stockpot and cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, for 8 to 10 minutes, until the bacon is crisp. Bridgette A. Lacy, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 Add flour mixture to mixture in stockpot, and stir well. Leah Chase, Southern Living, 12 Feb. 2024 See all Example Sentences for stockpot 

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Word History

First Known Use

1835, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of stockpot was in 1835

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“Stockpot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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