a usually cast-iron wood- or coal-burning stove having a large, rounded chamber.
An old-fashioned stove, esp a rotund one: rickety armchairs around the big belly stove (mid-1800s+)
[pot-bel-ee] /ˈpɒtˌbɛl i/ noun, plural potbellies. 1. a distended or protuberant . 2. . 3. . /ˈpɒtˌbɛlɪ/ noun (pl) -lies 1. a protruding or distended belly 2. a person having such a belly 3. (US & Canadian) a small bulbous stove in which wood or coal is burned n. 1714, from pot (n.1) + belly […]
noun 1. a load of firewood, approximately half a cord, cut in lengths of 16 inches (40 cm) or less for use in a potbelly stove.
[pot-boil] /ˈpɒtˌbɔɪl/ verb (used without object) 1. to create potboilers.
[pot-bound] /ˈpɒtˌbaʊnd/ adjective, Horticulture. 1. (of a plant) having the roots so densely grown as to fill the container and require repotting.