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Try pots on display at the Southampton Historical Museum

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EtymologyEdit

try (to extract oil from whale blubber) +‎ pot

NounEdit

try pot (plural try pots)

  1. (nautical) A large pot used to remove and render the oil from blubber obtained from cetaceans, pinnipeds and also to extract oil from penguins.

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