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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“Yetling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yetling. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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