Dutch oven
noun Date: 1769 1. a metal shield for roasting before an open fire 2. a brick oven in which cooking is done by the preheated walls 3. a. a cast-iron kettle with a tight cover that is used for baking in an open fire b. a heavy pot with a tight-fitting domed cover

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