- (in some boroughs before the Reform Bill of 1832) a man who qualified as a householder, and therefore a voter, by virtue of ownership of his own fireplace at which to boil pots.
Origin of potwalloper
Also called pot·wal·ler [pot-wol-er] /ˈpɒtˌwɒl ər/.
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It was a good solid piece of bread, and would have served Cæsar the Potwalloper for at least two mouthfuls.