Definition of washpot

: a pot for washing: such as
a : a large metal pot used outdoors for boiling clothes over an open fire playing out there in the yard … around an old fire-blackened washpot— F. B. Gipson
b : a pot containing melted tin into which the plates are dipped to be coated in tinplate manufacturing

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“Washpot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/washpot. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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