yetling

noun
yet·ling | \ˈyetlə̇n, -liŋ\
variants: or less commonly yetlin \-lə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of yetling 

1 chiefly Scottish : a usually cast-iron pot

2 chiefly Scottish

a : something made of cast iron

b : cast iron

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History and Etymology for yetling

Middle English yetling, from yeten, yetten to pour, found, cast (from Old English gēotan) + -ling

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