potteen
Poteen Po*teen", Potheen Po*theen", n. [Ir. poitin a small pot, whisky made in private stills; cf. pota pot, fr. E. pot.] Whisky; especially whisky distilled in a small way privately or illicitly by the Irish peasantry. [Written also {potteen}.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Potteen — Pot*teen , n. See {Poteen}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • potteen — variant of poteen * * * potteen, potteler var. poteen, poteller …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Poteen — Po*teen , Potheen Po*theen , n. [Ir. poitin a small pot, whisky made in private stills; cf. pota pot, fr. E. pot.] Whisky; especially whisky distilled in a small way privately or illicitly by the Irish peasantry. [Written also {potteen}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Potheen — Poteen Po*teen , Potheen Po*theen , n. [Ir. poitin a small pot, whisky made in private stills; cf. pota pot, fr. E. pot.] Whisky; especially whisky distilled in a small way privately or illicitly by the Irish peasantry. [Written also {potteen}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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