/bot/, n.
/bot/, n.
Metall. a conical knob, mounted on a rod, for stopping temporarily the flow of molten metal or slag from a blast furnace or cupola.
[1875-80; perh. special use of dial. bot (now obs.) iron tool for marking sheep, itself special use of ME botte (var. of BAT1) shepherd's crook]

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