One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A cooking device consisting of an iron grid over a raised iron bowl that holds burning charcoal.
- ‘They usually have two or three rooms and a separate outdoor kitchen with a coal pot, fire, or more modern gas stove.’
- ‘It was very well decorated in the old time tradition, linoleum floor, wall paper covering a portion of the walls, fly catchers, coal pots, old sewing machine and rocking chairs.’
- ‘A short dark robust woman in her mid 30's, busies herself cooking rice and fish soup over two coal pots outside her house in Cote d' Ivoire's northern city of Korhogo.’
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