The Finger (1947?)
gscole at ARK.SHIP.EDU
Mon Jan 14 18:04:58 UTC 2002
A melting pot was also used in glass making. A search of MOA Cornell
results in items that refer to either glass making or metal work.
In glue making, there was the glue-pot, in which a variety of items
might be placed, but I don't know that the process could be termed
melting. Probably wouldn't have caught on to say that a given culture
or society was a glue-pot.
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