• (n.) 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.
• (n.) An earthen or pewter cup for liquors; a mug.
• (n.) The quantity contained in a pot; a potful; as, a pot of ale.
• (n.) A metal or earthenware extension of a flue above the top of a
chimney; a chimney pot.
• (n.) A crucible; as, a graphite pot; a melting pot.
• (n.) A wicker vessel for catching fish, eels, etc.
• (n.) A perforated cask for draining sugar.
• (n.) A size of paper. See Pott.
• (v. t.) To place or inclose in pots
• (v. t.) To preserve seasoned in pots.
• (v. t.) To set out or cover in pots; as, potted plants or bulbs.
• (v. t.) 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.
• (v. t.) To pocket.
• (v. i.) To tipple; to drink.