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try-pot

[trahy-pot] /ˈtraɪˌpɒt/
noun
1.
See under tryworks.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40

tryworks

[trahy-wurks] /ˈtraɪˌwɜrks/
plural noun
1.
(in whaling) a furnace in which a kettle (try-pot) is placed for rendering blubber.
Origin
1785-95; try + works
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