try-pot

noun
\ ˈtrī-ˌpät How to pronounce try-pot (audio) \

Definition of try-pot

: a metallic pot used on a whaler or on shore to render whale oil from blubber

First Known Use of try-pot

1795, in the meaning defined above

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“Try-pot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/try-pot. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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