Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In metallurgy, a hopper-shaped box in which ore is placed for the action of the stamps.
  • To spill; splash.
  • noun A pool: same as flash.
  • noun A swamp; a body of standing water grown over with weeds, reeds, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Metallurgy) A hopper-shaped box or �nortar in which ore is placed for the action of the stamps.

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  • noun obsolete A hopper-shaped box in which ore is placed to be stamped.

Etymologies

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Compare German Flösse a trough in which tin ore is washed.

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