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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pothery
Literary usage of Pothery
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."