from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A place or an apparatus for boiling.
- noun A salt-house or place for evaporating brine.
- noun In law, water arising from a salt-well belonging to one who is not the owner of the soil.
- noun Also
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A place and apparatus for boiling, as for evaporating brine in salt making.
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- noun A place and
apparatusfor boiling, as for evaporating brinein the manufactureof salt.
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Let a man succeed in art, and he will be paid one or two thousand pounds apiece for his most "pot-boilery" portraits.
The wind, the night before, had blown down twenty apple trees into the farmyard, overturned the boilery, and carried away the roof of the barn.
All the appointments, from the carthouse to the boilery, stood in need of repair.