Pot-walloper
Pot-walloper Pot"-wal`lop*er, n. 1. A voter in certain boroughs of England, where, before the passage of the reform bill of 1832, the qualification for suffrage was to have boiled (walloped) his own pot in the parish for six months. [1913 Webster]

2. One who cleans pots; a scullion. [Slang, U. S.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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