- Also paint·pot. a container, as a jar, pail, or bucket, for holding paint while it is being applied.
- Geology. a spring or pit filled with boiling colored mud.
Origin of paint pot
Examples from the Web for paint pot
Historical Examples of paint pot
Not to give up his sweetheart for the sake of a paint-pot, I hope?The Tragic Muse
Their hands were constantly in the tar-bucket and paint-pot.The Three Midshipmen
He licked his dry lips, picked up the paint-pot, and threw it into the sea.The Angel of Terror
I had even to hide the little dabs of mud I took from a paint-pot.A Summer's Outing
Carter H. Harrison
Wilbur was below tinkering with his paint-pot about the cabin.Moran of the Lady Letty