One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1= potwaller. Now historical.
2Derogatory. A fool.
3US slang. A cook, especially on a ship; a kitchen worker, a person engaged in menial work.
Mid 18th century. Alteration of potwaller, after wallop; compare earlier pot-walloner. In sense 2 punningly after pot and wallop.
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