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  8  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Consolation  game  \Con`so*la"tion  game\,  match  \match\,  pot 
  \pot\,  race  \race\,  etc 
  A  game,  match,  etc.,  open  only  to  losers  in  early  stages  of 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pot  \Pot\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  shoot  for  the  pot,  i.e.,  cooking;  to  secure  or  hit  by  a 
  pot  shot;  to  shoot  when  no  special  skill  is  needed. 
  When  hunted,  it  [the  jaguar]  takes  refuge  in  trees, 
  and  this  habit  is  well  known  to  hunters,  who  pursue 
  it  with  dogs  and  pot  it  when  treed.  --Encyc.  of 
  2.  To  secure;  gain;  win;  bag.  [Colloq.] 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pot  \Pot\,  v.  i. 
  To  take  a  pot  shot  or  shots,  as  at  game  or  an  enemy. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pot  \Pot\,  n. 
  1.  The  total  of  the  bets  at  stake  at  one  time,  as  in  racing 
  or  card  playing;  the  pool;  also  (Racing,  Eng.)  a  horse 
  heavily  backed;  a  favorite.  [Slang] 
  2.  (Armor)  A  plain  defensive  headpiece;  later  and  perhaps  in 
  a  jocose  sense  any  helmet;  --  called  also  {pot  helmet}. 
  3.  (Card  Playing)  The  total  of  the  bets  at  one  time;  the 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pot  \Pot\,  n.  [Akin  to  LG  pott,  D.  pot,  Dan.  potte,  Sw  potta, 
  Icel.  pottr,  F.  pot;  of  unknown  origin.] 
  1.  A  metallic  or  earthen  vessel,  appropriated  to  any  of  a 
  great  variety  of  uses,  as  for  boiling  meat  or  vegetables, 
  for  holding  liquids,  for  plants,  etc.;  as  a  quart  pot;  a 
  flower  pot;  a  bean  pot. 
  2.  An  earthen  or  pewter  cup  for  liquors;  a  mug. 
  3.  The  quantity  contained  in  a  pot;  a  potful;  as  a  pot  of 
  ale.  ``Give  her  a  pot  and  a  cake.''  --De  Foe. 
  4.  A  metal  or  earthenware  extension  of  a  flue  above  the  top 
  of  a  chimney;  a  chimney  pot. 
  5.  A  crucible;  as  a  graphite  pot;  a  melting  pot. 
  6.  A  wicker  vessel  for  catching  fish,  eels,  etc 
  7.  A  perforated  cask  for  draining  sugar.  --Knight. 
  8.  A  size  of  paper.  See  {Pott}. 
  {Jack  pot}.  See  under  2d  {Jack}. 
  {Pot  cheese},  cottage  cheese.  See  under  {Cottage}. 
  {Pot  companion},  a  companion  in  drinking. 
  {Pot  hanger},  a  pothook. 
  {Pot  herb},  any  plant,  the  leaves  or  stems  of  which  are 
  boiled  for  food,  as  spinach,  lamb's-quarters,  purslane, 
  and  many  others 
  {Pot  hunter},  one  who  kills  anything  and  everything  that  will 
  help  to  fill  has  bag;  also  a  hunter  who  shoots  game  for 
  the  table  or  for  the  market. 
  {Pot  metal}. 
  a  The  metal  from  which  iron  pots  are  made  different 
  from  common  pig  iron. 
  b  An  alloy  of  copper  with  lead  used  for  making  large 
  vessels  for  various  purposes  in  the  arts.  --Ure. 
  c  A  kind  of  stained  glass,  the  colors  of  which  are 
  incorporated  with  the  melted  glass  in  the  pot. 
  {Pot  plant}  (Bot.),  either  of  the  trees  which  bear  the 
  {Pot  wheel}  (Hydraul.),  a  noria. 
  {To  go  to  pot},  to  go  to  destruction;  to  come  to  an  end  of 
  usefulness;  to  become  refuse.  [Colloq.]  --Dryden.  --J.  G. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pot  \Pot\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Potted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  To  place  or  inclose  in  pots;  as: 
  a  To  preserve  seasoned  in  pots.  ``Potted  fowl  and  fish.'' 
  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. 
  d  (Billiards)  To  pocket. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pot  \Pot\,  v.  i. 
  To  tipple;  to  drink.  [Obs.  or  Prov.  Eng.] 
  It  is  less  labor  to  plow  than  to  pot  it  --Feltham. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  metal  or  earthenware  cooking  vessel  that  is  usually  round 
  and  deep;  often  has  a  handle  and  lid 
  2:  a  plumbing  fixture  for  defecation  and  urination  [syn:  {toilet}, 
  {can},  {commode},  {crapper},  {potty},  {stool},  {throne}] 
  3:  the  quantity  contained  in  a  pot  [syn:  {potful}] 
  4:  a  container  in  which  plants  are  cultivated  [syn:  {flowerpot}] 
  5:  (often  followed  by  `of')  a  large  number  or  amount  or  extent: 
  "a  batch  of  letters";  "a  deal  of  trouble";  "a  lot  of 
  money";  "it  must  have  cost  plenty"  [syn:  {batch},  {deal}, 
  {flock},  {good  deal},  {great  deal},  {hatful},  {heap},  {lot}, 
  {mass},  {mess},  {mickle},  {mint},  {muckle},  {peck},  {pile}, 
  {plenty},  {quite  a  little},  {raft},  {sight},  {slew},  {spate}, 
  {stack},  {tidy  sum},  {wad},  {whole  lot},  {whole  slew}] 
  6:  the  cumulative  stake  in  a  game  (such  as  poker)  [syn:  {jackpot}, 
  7:  a  strong-smelling  plant  from  whose  dried  leaves  a  number  of 
  euphoriant  and  hallucinogenic  drugs  are  prepared  [syn:  {marijuana}, 
  {marihuana},  {ganja},  {grass},  {dope},  {weed},  {gage},  {sess}, 
  {sens},  {skunk},  {Mary-Jane},  {Cannabis  sativa}] 
  8:  (informal)  slang  terms  for  a  paunch  [syn:  {potbelly},  {bay 
  window},  {corporation},  {tummy}] 
  9:  a  3-terminal  resistor  with  an  adjustable  center  terminal; 
  used  to  adjust  voltages  in  radios  and  TV  sets  [syn:  {potentiometer}] 
  10:  the  dried  leaves  of  the  hemp  plant;  smoked  or  chewed  for 
  euphoric  effect  [syn:  {cannabis},  {marijuana},  {ganja},  {grass}, 
  {marihuana},  {dope},  {weed},  {gage},  {sess},  {sens},  {smoke}, 
  {skunk},  {Mary  Jane}] 
  v  :  plant  in  a  pot;  "He  potted  the  palm" 

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