pot lead

1 of 2

noun

: graphite especially as used on the bottoms of racing boats

pot-lead

2 of 2

transitive verb

: to coat (as the hull of a racing boat) with pot lead

Word History

Etymology

Noun

translation of Dutch potlood

Transitive verb

pot lead

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Dictionary Entries Near pot lead

pot-lead

pot lead

potleg

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“Pot lead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pot%20lead. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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