try pot

try-pot

[trahy-pot]
noun
See under tryworks.

Origin:
1830–40

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tryworks

[trahy-wurks]
plural noun
(in whaling) a furnace in which a kettle (try-pot) is placed for rendering blubber.

Origin:
1785–95; try + works

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