Definition of Pontypool in US English:

Pontypool

(also Pont-y-Pool)

noun

  • 1Attributive Designating a type of japanned metalware originally manufactured in Pontypool in Monmouthshire, Wales.

  • 2Objective, as "Pontypool maker".

  • 3Japanned Pontypool ware.

Origin

Mid 18th century. From Pontypool (Welsh Pontypŵl), the name of a town in Monmouthshire, Wales, where this type of metalware was originally produced.

Pronunciation

Pontypool

/ˌpɒntɪˈpuːl/