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- n. Plural form of gluepot.
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In 1955, when I started as a reporter, newspaper city rooms were full of tobacco smoke, alcoholics, gluepots, steel rulers, copy pencils and typewriters.
There is not much difficulty in getting glue very satisfactory in most respects -- as good animals die now-a-days as ever got into the gluepots of the old masters -- but it must be selected.
Phil McCracken started his journalism career in 1949 as a copy boy at The San Diego Union, filling gluepots, sharpening pencils and running errands.
One of my favourites, the street cleaning machine, which replaces a single street cleaner with a huge vehicle with a crew of 5 and all the strange but theoretically possible levers, pulleys, gluepots, scrubbers and so on we expect from Robinson.