Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a jar for holding jellies or preserves; a jamjar.

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  • n. a jar for holding jellies or preserves

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Even government ministers were wriggling inside the jampot fiddling their expenses.

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  • In spite of looking like a plum duff on legs, Blowitz had an extraordinary gift of attracting the best of 'em like flies to a jampot.

    Watershed

  • “She made a light aside about this tennis player and his similarity to the golliwog on the jampot when she was growing up,” he said.

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  • Addendum: New kitten Sidney decided she would look good in the jampot.

    Toast:

  • Then I put the jampot on the table, explaining that the butter was unfortunately in the custody of the pig at the moment.

    Drums of Autumn

  • But he's not just a naughty boy who pinched the jampot for a lark.

    Whip Hand

  • We could see his lips move, and concluded he was saying something to imaginary persons, for he would put a jampot on his tray, and pour into it from the bottle, and then replace it.

    J. Cole

  • The thin man in the dressing-gown rose to his feet and put down his jampot.

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  • The man on the upturned pail looked dubiously at the grey beverage which steamed in the small jampot she had handed him.

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  • "We seem to be a bit short of usables," said Mrs. Twist, complacently drinking tea out of a jampot.

    Captivity

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