Synonyms for pot


Grammar : Noun
Spell : pot
Phonetic Transcription : pɒt

Top 10 synonyms for pot Other synonyms for the word pot

Définition of pot

Origin :
  • "vessel," from late Old English pott and Old French pot "pot, container, mortar" (also in erotic senses), both from a general Low Germanic (cf. Old Frisian pott, Middle Dutch pot) and Romanic word from Vulgar Latin *pottus, of uncertain origin, said by Barnhart and OED to be unconnected to Late Latin potus "drinking cup." Celtic forms are said to be borrowed from English and French.
  • Slang meaning "large sum of money staked on a bet" is attested from 1823. Pot roast is from 1881; phrase go to pot (16c.) suggests cooking. In phrases, the pot calls the kettle black-arse is from c.1700; shit or get off the pot is traced by Partridge to Canadian armed forces in World War II.
  • noun container, cauldron
  • noun marijuana
Example sentences :
  • Miss Avice won't be down, sir, and I'm to fetch her up a pot of coffee, sir.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Put a halter round her neck, and sell her for a pot of beer.
  • Extract from : « The Armourer's Prentices » by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Mush of acorn meal which I had left in my pot had been eaten.
  • Extract from : « The Trail Book » by Mary Austin
  • Cover the pot, and set it on hot coals by the side of the fire.
  • Extract from : « Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches » by Eliza Leslie
  • When the meat has dissolved into shreds, strain it, and return the liquid to the pot.
  • Extract from : « Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches » by Eliza Leslie
  • Season the vegetables well with pepper and salt, and put them into the pot.
  • Extract from : « Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches » by Eliza Leslie
  • Butter the sides of a pot, and line them with paste nearly to the top.
  • Extract from : « Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches » by Eliza Leslie
  • A pot pie may be made of ducks, rabbits, squirrels, or venison.
  • Extract from : « Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches » by Eliza Leslie
  • When it boils, quicken the fire, and skim the pot carefully.
  • Extract from : « Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches » by Eliza Leslie
  • Have ready a pot of boiling water, and put in the dumplings.
  • Extract from : « Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches » by Eliza Leslie
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