Definitions

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  • n. A voter in certain English boroughs, where, before the passage of the Reform Act 1832, the qualification for suffrage was to have boiled (walloped) his own pot in the parish for six months.
  • n. One who cleans pots; a scullion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A voter in certain boroughs of England, where, before the passage of the reform bill of 1832, the qualification for suffrage was to have boiled (walloped) his own pot in the parish for six months.
  • n. One who cleans pots; a scullion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who boils a pot.
  • n. A cook aboard ship; a pot-wrestler.
  • n. A scullion.

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  • a pot-walloper by capacity, he was a loose-jointed, sniffling creature, heartless and selfish and cowardly, without a soul, in fear of his life of Dan

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