One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Any of various alloys of copper and lead (often also containing both zinc and tin).
2Stained glass that has been coloured while molten, so that the colour pervades the whole substance. More fully "pot-metal glass".
Early 17th century; earliest use found in Philemon Holland (1552–1637), translator. From pot + metal.
pot metal/ˈpɒt ˌmɛtl/
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