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potstone

[pot-stohn] /ˈpɒtˌstoʊn/
noun
1.
a kind of soapstone, sometimes used for making pots and other household utensils.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75; pot1 + stone
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potstone

/ˈpɒtˌstəʊn/
noun
1.
an impure massive variety of soapstone, formerly used for making cooking vessels
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