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pot liquor

or pot-liquor

Midland and Southern U.S. the broth in which meat or vegetables, as salt pork or greens, have been cooked.
Origin of pot liquor
First recorded in 1735-45 Unabridged
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pot liquor

(mainly US) the broth in which meat, esp pork or bacon, and vegetables have been cooked
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pot liquor


The residue left in a pot after cooking: rubbed him with pot liquor to give him strength (1744+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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