Entry from British & World English dictionary
nounchiefly West Indian
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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