The Collaborative International Dictionary
Ingot \In"got\, n. [Prob. from AS. in in + ge['o]tan 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.]
That in which metal is cast; a mold. [Obs.]
And from the fire he took up his matter And in the ingot put it with merry cheer.
A bar or wedge of steel, gold, or other malleable metal, cast in a mold; a mass of unwrought cast metal.
Wrought ingots from Besoara's mine.
--Sir W. Jones.
Ingot mold, a box or mold in which ingots are cast.
Ingot iron. See Decarbonized steel, under Decarbonize.
n. iron of high purity