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Etymology 1

Old English pott.

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Noun

Singular
pot

Plural
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pot ({{{1}}})
  1. A vessel used for cooking or storing food.
  2. (poker) The money wagered in poker or similar games.
  3. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) (poker) A round in a poker game.
  4. A trap for catching lobsters, crabs, or fish.
  5. (slang, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) marijuana, cannabis.
  6. (archaic) An iron hat with a broad brim.
    • 1786, Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons, page 12,  
      The pot is an iron hat with broad brims: there are many under the denomination in the Tower, said to have been taken from the French; one of them is represented in plat 7, fig. 1 and 2.
  7. (Australia) A glass of beer. Size varies regionally but is normally 10 fl oz (285 ml).
  8. A potshot
  9. (slang) A protruding belly; a paunch.
  10. (slang) Ruin or deterioration.
    • His prospect went to pot.
  11. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The act of causing a ball to fall into a pocket.
  12. (slang) A potentiometer.
  13. (rail transport) a non-conducting, usually ceramic, stand that supports the third rail while keeping it electrically insulated from the ground.
Derived terms
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Verb

Infinitive
to pot

Third person singular
pots

Simple past
potted

Past participle
potted

Present participle
potting

to pot (third-person singular simple present pots, present participle potting, simple past and past participle potted)
  1. To put (something) into a pot.
  2. To preserve by bottling or canning, e.g. potted meat
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To cause a ball to fall into a pocket.
  4. (UK) To send someone to gaol, expeditiously.
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Etymology 2

Possibly a shortened form of Mexican Spanish potiguaya (marijuana leaves) or potaguaya (cannabis leaves) or potación de guaya literally ‘drink of grief’, supposedly denoting a drink of wine or brandy in which marijuana buds were steeped.

Noun

Singular
pot

Plural
-

pot (-)
  1. (slang, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The drug marijuana.
Translations

References

  • “pot” in the Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, 1974 edition.
  • "pot" in the Online Etymology Dictionary, Douglas Harper, 2001

Anagrams


Basque

Noun

pot

  1. kiss

Croatian

Noun

pot m.

  1. sweat

Czech

Pronunciation

Noun

pot m., inanimate

  1. sweat

Declension

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Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

pot m. (plural potten, diminutive potje)

  1. jar, pot, vase
  2. (pejorative) dyke (lesbian)

Derived terms


French

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin pottum (pot, jar).

Pronunciation

Noun

pot m. (plural pots)

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) metal or baked pot, jar, vase; ften specified after its intended content which follows after à -, e.g. pot à fleurs 'flower pot'.
  2. cooking pot; culinary dish prepared in one.
  3. Drink, alcoholic beverage.
  4. Pot, kitty, pool of money staked at cards.
  5. ancient measure, containing two pintes
  6. paper size, about 40 by 31 cm
  7. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Arse, bum, behind.
  8. Luck, good fortune.

Derived terms

References

  • Nouveau Petit Larousse illustré. Dictionnaire encyclopédique. Paris, Librairie Larousse, 1952, 146th edition

Romanian

Pronunciation

Verb

pot [[Category:Template:lang:ro verb forms|pot]]

  1. first-person singular present tense form of [[putea#Template:lang:ro|putea]].
    te pot vedea, prostule.
    I can see you, idiot.
  2. first-person singular subjunctive form of [[putea#Template:lang:ro|putea]].
    am să pot merg cu tine mâine dimineaţă
    I'll be able to go with you tomorrow morning.
  3. third-person plural present tense form of [[putea#Template:lang:ro|putea]].
    calmează-te, nu pot -ţi străbată gândul.
    calm down, they can't read your mind.

Slovene

Noun

pot mf

  1. way, road

Noun

pot m.

  1. sweat

Tatar

Noun

pot

  1. (archaic) A unit of volume: 1 pot, the volume of 16 kg of water.
  2. (archaic) A unit of weight: 1 pot = 40 qadaq = 16.380 kg .

Declension

Nominative
pot
Genitive
potnıñ
Dative
potqa
Accusative
potnı
Locative
potta
Ablative
pottan

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