pot


pot
pot
pot1 [pät]
n.
[ME < OE pott, akin to Du & Fr pot < ML pottus < VL potus, drinking cup < L, a drink < potare: see POTABLE]
1. a round vessel of any size, made of metal, earthenware, or glass, used for holding liquids, cooking or preserving food, etc.
2. a pot with its contents
3. POTFUL
4. a pot of liquor; drink; potation
5. short for FLOWERPOT, LOBSTER POT, CHIMNEY POT, etc.
6.
a) CHAMBER POT
b) Slang a toilet: with the
7. Informal
a) all the money bet at a single time; pool; kitty
b) a large amount, as of money
8. Informal a potshot
9. Slang
a) POTBELLY
vt.
potted, potting
1. to put into a pot
2. to preserve in a pot or jar
3. to cook in a pot
4. to shoot (game) for food instead of for sport
5. to hit or secure by or as by a potshot
6. Informal to secure, win, or capture; bag
vi.
Informal to take a potshot; shoot
to take a potshot; shoot
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go to pot
to go to ruin; deteriorate
☆ pot2 [pät ]
n.
[contr. < AmSp potiguaya]
Slang MARIJUANA
pot3
abbrev.
potential

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