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gallipot

(găl′ə-pŏt′)
n.
A small glazed earthenware jar formerly used by druggists for medicaments.

gallipot

A small well-glazed earthenware container for medical solutions. The modern gallipot is made of tin-foil or polypropylene. From the Dutch gleipot , meaning pottery brought in galleys from abroad.
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and the other to the clerk, handing in their letters: if they were going on well the words Rep 14 were written on them, and they went to the dispensary with their bottles or gallipots in order to have medicine given them for fourteen days more.
The framework agreement will cover a range of medical hollowware products including but not limited to bedpans/urinals medicine pots (including gallipots & denture pots) jugs spoons instrument trays kidney dishes lotion and wash bowls.
All teeth were selected previously by the study author, mounted by their roots in impression putty (COLTENE[R] President Putty), labelled on the base of the putty mould from number 1-40 and stored individually in gallipots containing saline.