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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A large bowl-shaped utensil made by Japanese and Chinese potters for holding fire. See hibachi and koro.


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  • "A rude fire-bowl was made in the center of the hut and some flint-rock carefully placed in a chink in the wall.

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