Origin of tin-pot
Examples from the Web for tin-pot
I took an axe from the wagon—also a tin-pot, and a piece of dry beef that still remained to us.
I was about to lead him aft, but his eye caught sight of a scuttlebutt, and the tin-pot on its head.Afloat And Ashore|James Fenimore Cooper
Presently Colenso came into view—a hundred tin-pot houses under the high hills to the northward.London to Ladysmith via Pretoria|Winston Spencer Churchill
It isn't a lively look-out to live in a tin-pot house here, and come home to find the mater fretting over her lost splendours.The Quaint Companions|Leonard Merrick
Mary was preparing the dried meat, which she intended to boil along with the locust-beans in our tin-pot.