pot lead


Definition of pot lead

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: graphite especially as used on the bottoms of racing boats

Definition of pot-lead (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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translation of Dutch potlood

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“Pot lead.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pot-lead. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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