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pot-walloper (ˈpɒtˌwɒlə) or
(Historical Terms) (in some English boroughs) a man entitled to the franchise before 1832 by virtue of possession of his own fireplace
[C18: from pot1 + wallop to boil furiously, from Old English weallan to boil]
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After a pint in the local we came across Potwallopers
, a cosy looking restaurant serving reasonably priced food just a two minute walk from our apartment.
After a pint in the local pub we continued our explorations and came across Potwallopers
, a cosy looking restaurant serving reasonably priced food.
More to the point is that the anti-reform press too, far from contesting the existence of that imagined community, likewise appealed to it by doubting whether Westminster potwallopers
truly represented it.