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Pot of Hospitality (The)

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The pot au feu which in Ireland used to be shared with anyone who dropped in at mealtimes, or required refreshment.

“And the ‘pot of hospitalityʹ was set to boil upon the fire, and there was much mirth and heartiness and entertainment.”—Nineteenth Century, Oct., 1891, p. 643.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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