To place or inclose in pots; as:
Origin: Potted; Potting.
3. The quantity contained in a pot; a potful; as, a pot of ale. Give her a pot and a cake.
8. A size of paper. See Pott. Jack pot. See Jack. Pot cheese, cottage cheese. See 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 [[b 87a ag]]; also, a hunter who shoots game for the table or for the market. Pot metal. The metal from which iron pots are made, different from common pig iron. An alloy of copper with lead used for making large vessels for various purposes in the arts. A kind of stained glass, the colours of which are incorporated with the melted glass in the pot.
Origin: Akin to LG. Pott, D. Pot, Dan. Potte, Sw. Potta, Icel. Pottr, F. Pot; of unknown origin.