try-pot

[ trahy-pot ]
/ ˈtraɪˌpɒt /

noun

See under tryworks.

Origin of try-pot

First recorded in 1830–40

Definition for try-pot (2 of 2)

tryworks

[ trahy-wurks ]
/ ˈtraɪˌwɜrks /

plural noun

(in whaling) a furnace in which a kettle (try-pot) is placed for rendering blubber.

Origin of tryworks

1785–95; try + works
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