Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A vessel or pot designed to receive the discharge of cinder, scorias, or slag from a furnace in continuous operation, such as a shaft-furnace. The slag is allowed to cool in these pots, and is then removed and dumped.

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  • Once more the flesh and skin ripped and rolled before the unfaltering sight and gathered upon the edges of the wound in ragged, tight-rolled knots and shreds that would later heal into snaggy, rough excrescences, grey, like the unclean dregs of a slag-pot.

    The Gun-Brand

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