Fining pot
Fining Fin"ing, n. 1. The act of imposing a fin?. [1913 Webster]

2. The process of fining or refining; clarification; also (Metal.), the conversion of cast iron into suitable for puddling, in a hearth or charcoal fire. [1913 Webster]

3. That which is used to refine; especially, a preparation of isinglass, gelatin, etc., for clarifying beer. [1913 Webster]

{Fining pot}, a vessel in which metals are refined. --Prov. xvii. 3. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Fining pot —    A crucible, melting pot (Prov. 17:3; 27:21) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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