paint pot

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noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. paint,
  2. paint black,
  3. paint bridge,
  4. paint horse,
  5. paint oneself into a corner,
  6. paint roller,
  7. paint stripper,
  8. paint the town red,
  9. paint-by-numbers,
  10. paintball

Compare mud pot.

Origin of paint pot

First recorded in 1830–40

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