pot-walloper

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pot-walloper

(ˈpɒtˌwɒlə) or

potwaller

n
(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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