[Colloq.] Dryden. J. G. Saxe.
(Pot), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Potted; p. pr. & vb. n. Potting.] To place or inclose in pots; as: (a) To
preserve seasoned in pots. "Potted fowl and fish." Dryden. (b) To set out or cover in pots; as, potted
plants or bulbs. (c) To drain; as, to pot sugar, by taking it from the cooler, and placing it in hogsheads,
etc., having perforated heads, through which the molasses drains off. B. Edwards. (d) (Billiards) To
(Pot), v. i. To tipple; to drink. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
It is less labor to plow than to pot it.Feltham.
(Po"ta*ble) a. [F., fr. L. potabilis, fr. potare to drink; akin to Gr. po`tos a drinking, po`sis a
drink, Skr. pa to drink, OIr. ibim I drink. Cf. Poison, Bib, Imbibe.] Fit to be drunk; drinkable. "Water
fresh and potable." Bacon. n. A potable liquid; a beverage. "Useful in potables." J. Philips.
(Po"ta*ble*ness), n. The quality of being drinkable.
(Pot"age) n. See Pottage.
(Pot"a*ger) n. [F. fr. potage soup, porridge. See Pottage.] A porringer. [Obs.] Grew.
(Po*tag"ro) n. See Potargo.
(Pot"ale`) n. The refuse from a grain distillery, used to fatten swine.
(Po*ta"mi*an) n. (Zoöl.) A river tortoise; one of a group of tortoises (Potamites, or Trionychoidea)
having a soft shell, webbed feet, and a sharp beak. See Trionyx.
(Pot`a*mog"ra*phy) n. [Gr. river + -graphy.] An account or description of rivers; potamology.
(Pot`a*mol"o*gy) n. [Gr. river + -logy.] A scientific account or discussion of rivers; a treatise
on rivers; potamography.