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  • n. A pot used to hold or carry fire.
  • n. An early incendiary device, an earthenware pot filled with combustible materials and ignited through a hole in the bottom.


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  • This "firepot" has the fire within it kindled and flaming out of the top of the oven like a "torch"

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • Looking at past records, it has been cut down many years by Thanksgiving, and used as kindling to start the fire in the firepot.

    Backlighting And Updating « Fairegarden

  • To fight midwinter dark and chill, portable hearths -- this tiled firepot goes for $995 -- are a must.

    Another Campaign Headache?

  • Marsali was indeed at the whisky clearing; her cap, cloak, and gown hung from a branch of the yellow-leaved persimmon, and a clay firepot full of coals sat nearby, smoking in readiness.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • Jem always gave off heat when he slept; it was like holding a clay firepot, with him curled against her.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • He continued on, but with the passing of each firepot the journey became more awkward, more oppressive, because the family surrounding each fire would grow suddenly quiet and turn to face him.

    Heaven Lake

  • Eleanor shook her head and went back to her firepot, which was a little cast-iron pot on three legs, full of coals over which flames danced bluely.

    Phoenix And Ashes

  • Eleanor looked down at the little firepot she was using.

    Phoenix And Ashes

  • We had not tried to make a fresh fire the night before, and our firepot was low, so we ate cold jerky as we rode.

    The Skrayling Tree

  • Not even a dragon could ignore a bursting firepot.

    Advance and Retreat


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