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pot metal

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noun
an alloy of copper and lead, formerly used for making plumbing fixtures, bearings, etc.
cast iron of a quality suitable for making pots.
a low-grade nonferrous alloy used for die casting.
Glassmaking. antique glass.
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Origin of pot metal

First recorded in 1685–95
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