Definition of Potsherds

1. Noun. (plural of potsherd) ¹



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Definition of Potsherds

1. potsherd [n] - See also: potsherd

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Potsherds

potpies
potplant
potplants
potpourri
potpourris
potrero
potreros
pots
potscaping
potsful
potshard
potshards
potshare
potshares
potsherd
potsherds (current term)
potshop
potshops
potshot
potshots
potshotting
potsie
potsies
potsticker
potstickers
potstone
potstones
potsy
pott
pottage

Literary usage of Potsherds

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"potsherds were often used for correspondence in place of the less durable papyrus; occasionally the recipient wrote the answer on the back of the potsherd. ..."

2. Travels Through Italy, in the Years 1804 and 1805 by August von Kotzebue (1806)
"The monti' testaccio, or mount of potsherds, is said to have been produced by all the potsherds, which, since the time of Tarquin, the potters residing in ..."

3. An exposition of the Creed by John Pearson (1857)
"Let tlie potsherd strive with the potsherds of the earth : shall the clay say to him that fashioneth it, What makest thou ? But let the man after God's own ..."

4. Southern Writers: Biographical and Critical Studies by William Malone Baskervill (1896)
"... departed flame In thee has finer life and longer fame; From -wounds and balms, From storms and calms, From potsherds and dry bones And ruin-stones. ..."

5. Paxton's Botanical Dictionary: Comprising the Names, History, and Culture of by Joseph Paxton (1868)
"The plant will succeed in peat mixed with broken potsherds, carefully placed about the roots, so as to ensure a safe drainage ; but the be'st way of growing ..."

6. Archeological Explorations in Northeastern Arizona by Alfred Vincent Kidder, Samuel James Guernsey (1919)
"Here are potsherds scattered in quantities, the bowlders are scored with tool-grinding grooves, and on every smooth surface along the cliff are pictographs ..."

7. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1906)
"FRAGMENTS OF THE GOSPELS OH EGYPTIAN potsherds. Adolf Deissmann writes in "Die Christliche Welt:" Eberhard Nestle in his Introduction into the Greek New ..."

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