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pot still

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noun
  1. 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

First recorded in 1790–1800
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British Dictionary definitions for pot still

pot still

noun
  1. 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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