potman

noun
pot·​man | \ ˈpätmən \
plural potmen

Definition of potman

1a : a servingman employed in a public house — compare potboy
b : a worker employed by a hotel or restaurant to wash pots and pans by hand
2 : a worker who reduces aluminum in a battery of reduction pots by an electrolytic process
3 : a chemical worker who dehydrates concentrated caustic solutions by boiling off excess water in cast-iron pots

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“Potman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/potman. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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