Definition of Posnet

1. n. A little basin; a porringer; a skillet.



Definition of Posnet

1. Noun. (obsolete) A little basin; a porringer; a skillet. ¹

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Definition of Posnet

1. a small cooking pot [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Posnet

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positivities
positivity
positon
positons
positron
positron emission tomography
positron emission tomography scanner
positronia
positronic
positronium
positroniums
positrons
posits
positutely
posnet (current term)
posnets
posnjakite
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posological
posologies
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poss
poss.
posse
posse comitatus

Literary usage of Posnet

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1. Our Irish Theatre: A Chapter of Autobiography by Gregory (1913)
"... II " THE NATION" ON " BLANCO posnet" We have often spoken in these columns of the condition of the British drama and the various ways of mending it. ..."

2. Our Irish Theatre: A Chapter of Autobiography by Gregory, Augusta Gregory (1913)
"... II " THE NATION" ON " BLANCO posnet" We have often spoken in these columns of the condition of the British drama and the various ways of mending it. ..."

3. Nights at the Play by Henry Mackinnon Walbrook (1911)
"BERNARD SHAW'S play, " The Showing-up of Blanco posnet," to which the Lord Chamberlain refused the right of public performance, was acted at the Aldwych ..."

4. The British and American Drama of To-day: Outlines for Their Study by Barrett Harper Clark (1921)
"... THE SHEWING-UP OF BLANCO posnet A play in one act. First produced in 1909. (Censored in England. ..."

5. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1872)
"... them in a posnet, and strain them through a canvas cloth, and ao keep it for your use. noise with sword and buckler, to appal antagonists. ..."

6. The Dialect of Craven: In the West-Riding of the County of York by William Carr (1828)
"The posnet, made either of iron or of tin, and placed on a brander, is an utensil common in every ... In Cole's Dict. posnet is called a great kettle. ..."

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