Definition of Pothery

1. in a turmoil [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pothery

potfuls
potgun
potguns
pothead
potheads
pothecaries
pothecary
potheen
potheens
pother
potherb
potherbs
pothered
pothering
pothers
pothery (current term)
potholder
potholders
pothole
potholed
potholer
potholers
potholes
potholing
pothook
pothooks
pothos
pothoses
pothouse
pothouses

Literary usage of Pothery

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1. A General Dictionary of Provincialisms by William Holloway (1840)
"A sheep that has water on the brain, which causes it to fall down, or move in a very weak, tottering, and uncertain manner, is said pothery may be from ..."

2. Salopia Antiqua: Or, An Enquiry from Personal Survey Into the 'druidical by Charles Henry Hartshorne (1841)
"Ex. "pothery weather." Strictly speaking this is not a provincialism; any more than is the phrase of " being all in a pother.'' Fr. poudre ? ..."

3. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"pothery 2. vote. sugary, a. sweet, saccharine (tech.), sac- charous (rare); spec, honeyed. Antonyms: see SOUR. suggest, ..."

4. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1882)
"Well, it was just pothery," he replies ; but then the tomb was placed there by Robert Burns—poor, foolish, hotheaded Robbie, in the first excitement of ..."

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