from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British A stew of lamb or beef and potatoes cooked in a tightly covered pot.
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- n. A stew of beef or lamb and potatoes.
- n. A communal meal, popular in China, wherein diners share a hot bowl of broth or stock into which uncooked foods such as mushrooms, vegetables, and cuts of meat are dipped until they are cooked enough to be eaten.
- n. A jacuzzi or hot tub
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- n. a stew of meat and potatoes cooked in a tightly covered pot
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During the long winter, most Harbinese seem happiest in the hot pot restaurants, where the steam from the bubbling pots floats above the tables and the beer goes down warm.