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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.
With the flies a falling into the gallipots by fifties!
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.It is anticipated that expenditure in the first year of this Framework Agreement will be in the region of 1 385 000 GBP to 1 455 000 GBP however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement.Initially a 2-year Framework Agreement with an option to extend for a further period of 24 months.Estimated cost excluding VAT: Range: between 5 540 000 and 5 820 000 GBP