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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A copper and lead alloy, formerly used in making plumbing fixtures.
  • n. A cast iron used especially in making pots.
  • n. An inexpensive alloy of poor quality, usually containing lead, used especially in making castings: cheap jewelery made from plated pot metal.
  • n. Glass melted in a pot.
  • n. Glass colored by being mixed with melted stained glass in a pot.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A kind of stained glass, the colors of which are incorporated with the melted glass in the pot.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. cast iron used for making cooking wares
  • n. an alloy of copper and lead used especially for making large pots

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