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 Pot-de Bière.Potage (Jean). 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Pot of Hospitality (The).
The pot au feu which in Ireland used to be shared with anyone who dropped in at mealtimes, or required refreshment.   1
        “And the ‘pot of hospitality’ was set to boil upon the fire, and there was much mirth and heartiness and entertainment.”—Nineteenth Century, Oct., 1891, p. 643.

 Pot-de Bière.Potage (Jean). 

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