n.1.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.An earthen or pewter cup for liquors; a mug.
3.The quantity contained in a pot; a potful; as, a pot of ale.
4.A metal or earthenware extension of a flue above the top of a chimney; a chimney pot.
5.A crucible; as, a graphite pot; a melting pot.
6.A wicker vessel for catching fish, eels, etc.
7.A perforated cask for draining sugar.
8.A size of paper. See Pott.
10.(Racing, Eng.) The total of the bets at stake at one time, as in racing or card playing; the pool;
11.(Armor) A plain defensive headpiece; later, and perhaps in a jocose sense, any helmet; - called also pot helmet.
12.(Card Playing) The total of the bets at one time; the pool.
Jack pot
See under 2d Jack.
Pot cheese
cottage cheese. See under Cottage.
Pot companion
a companion in drinking.
Pot hanger
a pothook.
Pot herb
any plant, the leaves or stems of which are boiled for food, as spinach, lamb's-quarters, purslane, and many others.
Pot hunter
one who kills anything and everything that will help to fill has bag; also, a hunter who shoots game for the table or for the market.
Pot metal
a - The metal from which iron pots are made, different from common pig iron
b - An alloy of copper with lead used for making large vessels for various purposes in the arts
c - A kind of stained glass, the colors of which are incorporated with the melted glass in the pot.
- Ure.
Pot plant
(Bot.) either of the trees which bear the monkey-pot.
- Knight.
Pot wheel
(Hydraul.) a noria.
To go to pot
to go to destruction; to come to an end of usefulness; to become refuse.
- Dryden.
v. t.1.(Billiards) To place or inclose in pots
[imp. & p. p. Potted; p. pr. & vb. n. Potting.]
2.To shoot for the pot, i.e., cooking; to secure or hit by a pot shot; to shoot when no special skill is needed.
3.To secure; gain; win; bag.
v. i.1.To tipple; to drink.
It is less labor to plow than to pot it.
- Feltham.
2.To take a pot shot or shots, as at game or an enemy.
Noun1.Potpot - metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid
2.Potpot - a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
3.pot - the quantity contained in a pot
Synonyms: potful
4.pot - a container in which plants are cultivated
Synonyms: flowerpot
5.Potpot - (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty"
6.pot - the cumulative amount involved in a game (such as poker)
Synonyms: jackpot, kitty
7.Potpot - slang terms for a paunch
8.pot - a resistor with three terminals, the third being an adjustable center terminal; used to adjust voltages in radios and TV sets
Synonyms: potentiometer
9.pot - street names for marijuana
Verb1.pot - plant in a pot; "He potted the palm"
To see a pot in your dream, represents your attitudes and may reveal hidden anger or frustration. Consider also how it may be a reference to marijuana and/or drug use. To dream that the pot is boiling or bubbling over, suggests that you are filled with enthusiasm, excitement and/or ideas. Alternatively, it may indicate that you have more than you can handle. You may be overwhelmed with emotions.DET, DMT, Dutch oven, LSD, Mary Jane, Old Mug, STP, THC, abdomen, abomasum, acid, adobe, alcohol stove, ante, antidepressant, ataractic, bag, bake, baker, bank, barbecue, barrel, basket, batch, bay window, bays, bed, beerbelly, belly, bet, big, big cheese, big shot, biscuit, bisque, boiler, bomb, boodle, bottle, bowl, box, box up, breadbasket, brick, broadcast, broiler, bud vase, bundle, caldron, camp stove, can, capsule, carton, case, cask, cement, ceramic ware, ceramics, chafer, chafing dish, chamber pot, chaplet, charge, china, civic crown, cock, coffee urn, coffeepot, considerable, cook stove, corporation, crate, craw, crock, crockery, crop, crown, cup, deal, detonate, diaphragm, dibble, diethyltryptamine, dimethyltryptamine, discharge, disseminate, do up, drill, drop, eject, embonpoint, enamelware, encase, encyst, fell, fire, fire off, firebrick, first stomach, flower bowl, flowerpot, forest, gage, ganja, garland, gizzard, glass, glaze, gobs, good deal, good sum, grass, great deal, grill, griller, gullet, gun, gun for, gut, hallucinogen, hamper, hash, hashish, hay, heap, heaps, heaps of gold, hemp, hit, honeycomb stomach, honeypot, implant, infrared cooker, inseminate, jackpot, jar, joint, jug, kava, kettle, kishkes, kitchen boiler, kitty, large sum, lashings, laurel, laurels, let fly, let off, load, loads, lot, lots, loving cup, manyplies, marijuana, maw, mescal, mescal bean, mescal button, mescaline, mess, midriff, millions, mind-altering drug, mind-blowing drug, mind-expanding drug, mint, mint of money, mold, morning glory seeds, olla, omasum, oodles, pack, package, packet, palm, palms, pans, parcel, patella, paten, paunch, peck, pelt, pepper, percolator, peyote, pick off, pile, piles, pistol, plant, plug, pod, pool, porcelain, potbelly, potful, potgut, potshoot, potshot, pottery, potty, power of money, pretty penny, prime, psalterium, psilocin, psilocybin, psychedelic, psychic energizer, psychoactive drug, psychochemical, psychotomimetic, pusgut, put in, put up, quite a little, raft, rafts, reefer, reforest, refractory, rennet bag, reset, reticulum, retimber, riddle, roach, roaster, roll, rumen, sack, samovar, scads, scatter seed, second stomach, seed, seed down, seminate, set, shape, shoot, shoot at, shoot down, shy, sideswipe, sight, slew, slews, snipe, sow, sow broadcast, spare tire, spate, spittoon, stack, stacks, stake, stakes, stick, stomach, stove, strike, swagbelly, take a potshot, tank, tea, tea urn, teakettle, teapot, third stomach, thousands, throw, tidy sum, tiger, tile, tiling, tin, toaster, torpedo, tranquilizer, transplant, trophy, tum-tum, tummy, turn a pot, underbelly, urn, vase, ventripotence, wad, wads, wager, water closet, weed, whole slew, wreath
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