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three-legged, participial adjective

In the phrases three-legged cooking pot, three-legged pot, or (offensive) three-legged kaffir-pot: potjie. See also drievoet adjective.
1864 T. Baines Explor. in S.-W. Afr. 362It is commonly said that a Scotsman, a Dutch cheese and Newcastle grindstone are all over the world, but I feel sure that a cast-iron three-legged pot penetrates as far as any of the trio.
1994 [see pap noun sense 1].
potjie.

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