Ingot

In"got

(?), n. [Prob. from AS. in in + getan to pour: cf. F. linglot, LL. lingotus a mass of gold or silver, extended in the manner of a tongue, and G. einguss, LG. & OE. ingot ingot, a mold for casting metals in. See Found to cast, and cf. Linget, Lingot, Nugget.]
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1. That in which metal is cast; a mold. [Obs.]
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And from the fire he took up his matter
And in the ingot put it with merry cheer.
Chaucer.
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2. A bar or wedge of steel, gold, or other malleable metal, cast in a mold; a mass of unwrought cast metal.
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Wrought ingots from Besoara's mine.
Sir W. Jones.
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Ingot mold, a box or mold in which ingots are cast. -- Ingot iron. See Decarbonized steel, under Decarbonize.
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