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[flesh-pot] /ˈflɛʃˌpɒt/


a pot or vessel containing flesh or meat.
plural noun (often facetious)
luxurious or self-indulgent living
places, such as striptease clubs, where bodily desires are gratified or titillated

from flesh (n.) + pot (n.1); literally “pot in which flesh is boiled,” hence “luxuries regarded with envy,” especially in fleshpots of Egypt, from Exodus xvi:3:

Whan we sat by ye Flesh pottes, and had bred ynough to eate. [Coverdale translation, 1535]


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