Pronunciation: (pot'wol"u-pur, pot-wol'-), [key]
—n. Eng. Hist.
(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. Also,pot'-wal"lop•er.Also called pot•wal•ler Pronunciation: (pot'wol"ur). [key]
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