Definition for POT

POT, n. [Fr. pot; Arm. pod; Ir. pota; Sw. potta; Dan. potte; W. pot, a pot, and potel, a bottle; poten, a pudding, the paunch, something bulging; D. pot, a pot, a stake, a hoard; potten, to hoard.]

  1. A vessel more deep than broad, made of earth, or iron or other metal, used for several domestic purposes; as, an iron pot for boiling meat or vegetables; a pot for holding liquors; a cup, as a pot of ale; an earthen pot for plants, called a flower-pot, &c.
  2. A sort of paper of small sized sheets. To go to pot, to be destroyed, ruined, wasted or expended. [A low phrase.]

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