Paint-pot

paint pot

noun
1.
Also, paintpot. a container, as a jar, pail, or bucket, for holding paint while it is being applied.
2.
Geology. a spring or pit filled with boiling colored mud.
Compare mud pot.


Origin:
1830–40

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