Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of hot pot.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In cookerry, a dish consisting of small chops of mutton, seasoned with pepper and salt, and stewed in a deep dish between layers of sliced potatoes.
  • n. A drink made by mixing warm ale with spirits.
  • n. A local name in Utah of certain hot calcareous springs which have built up mounds of tufa around their orifices.

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Examples

  • Brands Inc.'s proposal to buy Little Sheep Group Ltd., the Chinese hot-pot restaurant-chain operator said on Tuesday.

    Yum's Proposed Little Sheep Takeover Approved

  • The approval came less than a month after antitrust authorities approved a plan by Yum Brands Inc. of the U.S. to buy hot-pot restaurant operator Little Sheep Group Ltd.

    China Opens Wider to Takeovers

  • Yum in May offered to acquire Little Sheep Group Ltd., the operator of a popular hot-pot chain in China, in a deal that values the company at more than $860 million.

    Yum Brands Profit Rises 10%

  • The hillside Yangtze River port, famous for spicy hot-pot and often covered in fog, was China's capital from 1938 to 1945.

    Cisco Poised to Help China Keep an Eye on Its Citizens

  • This week, China's antitrust regulators approved Nestlé's $1.7 billion purchase of candy maker Hsu Fu Chi International Ltd. That follows hot on the heels of approval for Yum Brands Inc. to buy hot-pot restaurant chain Little Sheep.

    China Sweetens Regulations for Foreign Firms

  • Yum Brands Inc, which operates 3,800 KFC and Pizza Hut chains in China, recently announced plans to expand in China by making a preliminary offer to take full control of Little Sheep Group Ltd., the operator of a popular Chinese hot-pot chain.

    McDonald's Ramps Up China Expansion

  • Private-equity firm Actis LLP invested $50 million in 2008 for a majority stake in Xiabu Xiabu Catering Management Co. The hot-pot restaurant operator has 160 restaurants in China and plans to open another 80 this year, said Lim Meng Ann , Actis's regional head.

    Yum Gets Hungry for Growth in China

  • U.S.-based Yum Brands signaled a new growth strategy for China with a preliminary offer to take full control of hot-pot restaurant chain Little Sheep.

    What's News—

  • Yum Brands , a leader in China's restaurant industry, plans to take its 27% stake in hot-pot chain Little Sheep Group to full ownership.

    The Colonel Dives Into China's Hot Pot

  • BEIJING— Yum Brands Inc.'s preliminary offer to take full control of Little Sheep Group Ltd., the operator of a popular hot-pot chain in China, has signaled a new growth strategy for Yum's largest market.

    Yum Gets Hungry for Growth in China

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