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“… soil left or was added to his pot and at …”

meanings of pot


  1. Clipping of potbelly: a pot-shaped belly, a paunch.
  2. A perforated cask for draining sugar.
  3. Clipping of potshot: a haphazard shot; an easy or cheap shot.
  4. An iron hat with a broad brim worn as a helmet.
  5. An earthen or pewter cup or mug used for drinking liquor.
  6. A pot-shaped metal or earthenware extension of a flue above the top of a chimney: a chimney pot.
  7. Pothole, sinkhole, vertical cave e.g. Rowten Pot.
  8. A pot-shaped non-conducting (usually ceramic) stand that supports an electrified rail while insulating it from the ground.
  9. A flat-bottomed vessel (usually metal) used for cooking food.
  10. A simple electromechanical device used to control resistance or voltage (often to adjust sound volume) in an electronic device by rotating or sliding when manipulated by a human thumb, screwdriver, etc.
  11. The money available to be won in a hand of poker or a round of other games of chance; any sum of money being used as an enticement.
  12. A vessel used for urination and defecation: a chamber pot; a toilet; the lavatory.
  13. A vessel (usually earthenware) used with a seal for storing food, such as a honeypot.
  14. Ruin or deterioration.
  15. Clipping of potion.
  16. Marijuana.
  17. A glass of beer in Australia whose size varies regionally but is typically around 10 fl oz (285 mL).
  18. A plaster cast.
  19. A pot-shaped trap used for catching lobsters or other seafood: a lobster pot.
  20. A favorite: a heavily-backed horse.
  21. A crucible: a melting pot.
  22. A vessel used for brewing or serving drinks: a coffee or teapot.
  23. A vessel used to hold soil for growing plants, particularly flowers: a flowerpot.
  24. Various similar open-topped vessels, particularly.
  25. Alternative form of pott: a former size of paper, 12.5 × 15 inches.


  1. To shoot with a firearm.
  2. To put (something) into a pot.
  3. To drain (e.g. sugar of the molasses) in a perforated cask.
  4. To take a pot shot, or haphazard shot, with a firearm.
  5. To cause a ball to fall into a pocket.
  6. To be capable of being potted.
  7. To secure; gain; win; bag.
  8. To preserve by bottling or canning.
  9. To send someone to gaol, expeditiously.
  10. To seat a person, usually a young child, on a potty or toilet, typically during toilet teaching.
  11. To apply a plaster cast to a broken limb.
  12. To tipple; to drink.

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