a mass of metal cast in a convenient form for shaping, remelting, or refining.
verb (used with object)
to make ingots of; shape into ingots.
Origin 1350–1400;Middle English: literally, (something) poured in, equivalent to in-in-1 + got(e) a stream, Old English*gota, akin to gēotan to flow; cognate with Germangiessen,Gothicgiutan,Old Norsegjōta to pour
a piece of cast metal obtained from a mould in a form suitable for storage, transporting, and further use
(tr) to shape (metal) into ingots
[C14: perhaps from in-² + Old English goten, past participle of geotan to pour]