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Pot vs. Pitcher

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Potnoun

A flat-bottomed vessel (usually metal) used for cooking food.

Pitchernoun

One who pitches anything, as hay, quoits, a ball, etc.

Potnoun

Various similar open-topped vessels, particularly

Pitchernoun

, the player who delivers the ball to the batter.

Potnoun

A vessel (usually earthenware) used with a seal for storing food, such as a honeypot.

Pitchernoun

The top partner in a homosexual relationship or penetrator in a sexual encounter between two men.

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Potnoun

A vessel used for brewing or serving drinks: a coffee or teapot.

Pitchernoun

(obsolete) A sort of crowbar for digging.

Potnoun

A vessel used to hold soil for growing plants, particularly flowers: a flowerpot.

Pitchernoun

A wide-mouthed, deep vessel for holding liquids, with a spout or protruding lip and a handle; a water jug or jar with a large ear or handle.

Potnoun

A vessel used for urination and defecation: a chamber pot; a toilet; the lavatory.

‘Shit or get off the pot.’;

Pitchernoun

(botany) A tubular or cuplike appendage or expansion of the leaves of certain plants. See pitcher plant.

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Potnoun

A crucible: a melting pot.

Pitchernoun

One who pitches anything, as hay, quoits, a ball, etc.; specifically (Baseball), the player who delivers the ball to the batsman.

Potnoun

A pot-shaped trap used for catching lobsters or other seafood: a lobsterpot.

Pitchernoun

A sort of crowbar for digging.

Potnoun

A pot-shaped metal or earthenware extension of a flue above the top of a chimney: a chimney pot.

Pitchernoun

A wide-mouthed, deep vessel for holding liquids, with a spout or protruding lip and a handle; a water jug or jar with a large ear or handle.

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Potnoun

A perforated cask for draining sugar.

Pitchernoun

A tubular or cuplike appendage or expansion of the leaves of certain plants.

Potnoun

(obsolete) An earthen or pewter cup or mug used for drinking liquor.

Pitchernoun

(baseball) the person who does the pitching;

‘our pitcher has a sore arm’;

Potnoun

A glass of beer in Australia whose size varies regionally but is typically around 10 fl oz (285 mL).

Pitchernoun

an open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouring

Potnoun

(slang) Ruin or deterioration.

‘After his arrest, his prospects went to pot.’;

Pitchernoun

the quantity contained in a pitcher

Potnoun

(historical) An iron hat with a broad brim worn as a helmet.

Pitchernoun

the position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit;

‘he has played every position except pitcher’; ‘they have a southpaw on the mound’;

Potnoun

(rail transport) A pot-shaped non-conducting (usually ceramic) stand that supports an electrified rail while insulating it from the ground.

Pitcher

In baseball, the pitcher is the player who pitches the baseball from the pitcher's mound toward the catcher to begin each play, with the goal of retiring a batter, who attempts to either make contact with the pitched ball or draw a walk. In the numbering system used to record defensive plays, the pitcher is assigned the number 1.

Potnoun

(gambling) The money available to be won in a hand of poker or a round of other games of chance; (figuratively) any sum of money being used as an enticement.

‘No one's interested. You need to sweeten the pot.’;

Potnoun

A favorite: a heavily-backed horse.

Potnoun

(sports) The act of causing a ball to fall into a pocket in cue sports such as billiards.

Potnoun

(slang) nodot=a: a pot-shaped belly, a paunch.

Potnoun

(slang) nodot=a: a haphazard shot; an easy or cheap shot.

Potnoun

A plaster cast.

Potnoun

(historical) nodot=a: a former size of paper, 12.5 × 15 inches.

Potnoun

Marijuana

Potnoun

A simple electromechanical device used to control resistance or voltage (often to adjust sound volume) in an electronic device by rotating or sliding when manipulated by a human thumb, screwdriver, etc.

Potnoun

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Potverb

To put (something) into a pot.

‘to pot a plant’;

Potverb

To preserve by bottling or canning.

‘potted meat’;

Potverb

(cue sports) To cause a ball to fall into a pocket.

Potverb

(cue sports) To be capable of being potted.

‘The black ball doesn't pot; the red is in the way.’;

Potverb

(transitive) To shoot with a firearm.

Potverb

To take a pot shot, or haphazard shot, with a firearm.

Potverb

To secure; gain; win; bag.

Potverb

(British) To send someone to gaol, expeditiously.

Potverb

To tipple; to drink.

Potverb

(transitive) To drain.

‘to pot sugar, by taking it from the cooler, and placing it in hogsheads, etc. with perforated heads, through which the molasses drains off’;

Potverb

To seat a person, usually a young child, onto a potty or toilet, typically during toilet teaching.

‘Could you please pot the children before sending them to bed?’;

Potverb

To apply a plaster cast to a broken limb.

Potnoun

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.

Potnoun

An earthen or pewter cup for liquors; a mug.

Potnoun

The quantity contained in a pot; a potful; as, a pot of ale.

Potnoun

A metal or earthenware extension of a flue above the top of a chimney; a chimney pot.

Potnoun

A crucible; as, a graphite pot; a melting pot.

Potnoun

A wicker vessel for catching fish, eels, etc.

Potnoun

A perforated cask for draining sugar.

Potnoun

A size of paper. See Pott.

Potnoun

marijuana.

Potnoun

The total of the bets at stake at one time, as in racing or card playing; the pool;

Potnoun

A plain defensive headpiece; later, and perhaps in a jocose sense, any helmet; - called also pot helmet.

Potnoun

The total of the bets at one time; the pool.

Potverb

To place or inclose in pots

Potverb

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.’;

Potverb

To secure; gain; win; bag.

Potverb

To tipple; to drink.

‘It is less labor to plow than to pot it.’;

Potverb

To take a pot shot or shots, as at game or an enemy.

Potnoun

metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid

Potnoun

a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination

Potnoun

the quantity contained in a pot

Potnoun

a container in which plants are cultivated

Potnoun

(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent;

‘a batch of letters’; ‘a deal of trouble’; ‘a lot of money’; ‘he made a mint on the stock market’; ‘it must have cost plenty’;

Potnoun

the cumulative amount involved in a game (such as poker)

Potnoun

slang terms for a paunch

Potnoun

a resistor with three terminals, the third being an adjustable center terminal; used to adjust voltages in radios and TV sets

Potnoun

street names for marijuana

Potverb

plant in a pot;

‘He potted the palm’;

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