yetling

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

Definition of yetling

plural -s
1 chiefly Scottish : a usually cast-iron pot
2 chiefly Scottish
a : something made of cast iron
b : cast iron

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Origin and Etymology of yetling

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


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