"pot" Definition

  1. n. A metallic or earthen vessel, appropriated to any of a great variety of uses, as for boiling meat or vegetables, for holding liquids, for plants, etc.; as, a quart pot; a flower pot; a bean pot.
  2. n. An earthen or pewter cup for liquors; a mug.
  3. n. The quantity contained in a pot; a potful; as, a pot of ale.
  4. n. A metal or earthenware extension of a flue above the top of a chimney; a chimney pot.
  5. n. A crucible; as, a graphite pot; a melting pot.
  6. n. A wicker vessel for catching fish, eels, etc.
  7. n. A perforated cask for draining sugar.
  8. n. A size of paper. See Pott.
  9. v. t. To place or inclose in pots
  10. v. t. To preserve seasoned in pots.
  11. v. t. To set out or cover in pots; as, potted plants or bulbs.
  12. v. t. To drain; as, to pot sugar, by taking it from the cooler, and placing it in hogsheads, etc., having perforated heads, through which the molasses drains off.
  13. v. t. To pocket.
  14. v. i. To tipple; to drink.

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Position in dictionary: 76733 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n., n., n., n., n., n., v. t., v. t., v. t., v. t., v. t., v. i.,
Words that start with "pot": 97
Words that end with "pot": 33
Words that contain "pot": 242
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English Dictionary Definition of pot

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