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pot still

a simple and sometimes primitive type of still, used especially in the making of cognac, corn liquor, and malt Scotch whisky.
Origin of pot still
1790-1800 Unabridged
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  • And charging a modest fee could sweeten the pot still further.
  • The reclamation process used a single pot still, a filter press, and a small steam generator.
British Dictionary definitions for pot still

pot still

a type of still used in distilling whisky in which heat is applied directly to the pot in which the wash is contained
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