potboil
intransitive verb Date: 1867 to produce potboilers

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • potboil — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ intransitive verb Etymology: pot (I) + boil : to produce potboilers the man who has to potboil for a living seldom accomplishes anything of an exceptional character Reynold s Newspaper was a financial failure and … must go back once… …   Useful english dictionary

  • potboil — /pot boyl /, v.i. to create potboilers. [1865 70; back formation from POTBOILER] * * * …   Universalium

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