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noun 
  1. A vessel used for cooking or store, storing food.
  2. (poker) The money wagered in poker or similar games.
  3. (rfv-sense) (poker) A round in a poker game.
  4. A trap for catching lobsters, crabs, or fish.
  5. (context, slang, uncountable) marijuana, cannabis.
  6. (archaic) An iron hat with a broad brim.
Quotations
  • 1786, The pot is an iron hat with broad brims: there are many under the denomination in the Tower, said to have been taken from the French; one of them is represented in plat 7, fig. 1 and 2. — Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons, page 12.
    1. A glass of beer. Size varies regionally but is normally 10 fl oz (285 ml).
    2. A potshot
    3. (slang) A protruding belly; a paunch.
    4. (slang) ruin, Ruin or deterioration.
  1. His prospect went to .
    1. (context, sports, billiards, snooker, pool) The act of causing a ball to fall into a pocket.
verb (pots, potting, potted, potted)
  1. To put (something) into a pot.
  2. To preserve by bottle, bottling or canning, e.g. potted meat
  3. (context, snooker, billiards, pool, etc.) To cause a ball to fall into a pocket.
  4. To send someone to gaol, expeditiously.

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