Potting
Pot Pot, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Potted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Potting}.] 1. To place or inclose in pots; as: (a) To preserve seasoned in pots. ``Potted fowl and fish.'' --Dryden. (b) To set out or cover in pots; as, potted plants or bulbs. (c) 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. --B. Edwards. (d) (Billiards) To pocket. [1913 Webster]

2. 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. --Encyc. of Sport. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. To secure; gain; win; bag. [Colloq.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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