pot still

or pot-still


noun

a simple and sometimes primitive type of still, used especially in the making of cognac, corn liquor, and malt Scotch whisky.

Nearby words

  1. pot on,
  2. pot plant,
  3. pot roast,
  4. pot shot,
  5. pot spinning,
  6. pot-au-feu,
  7. pot-bellied,
  8. pot-bellied pig,
  9. pot-belly,
  10. pot-bound

Origin of pot still

First recorded in 1790–1800

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British Dictionary definitions for pot still

pot still

noun

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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