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English → English (WordNet) Definition: potter potter v 1: do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly; “The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house” [syn: putter, mess around, tinker, monkey, monkey around, muck about, muck around] 2: work lightly; “The old lady is pottering around in the garden” [syn: putter] 3: move around aimlessly [syn: putter, potter around, putter around ] potter n : a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln [syn: thrower, ceramicist, ceramist]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Potter Potter \Pot"ter\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Pottered; p. pr. & vb. n. Pottering.] [Cf. W. pwtio to poke, or OD. poteren to search one thoroughly, Sw. p[*a]ta, peta, to pick, E. pother, put.] 1. To busy one's self with trifles; to labor with little purpose, energy, of effect; to trifle; to pother. [1913 Webster] Pottering about the Mile End cottages. --Mrs. Humphry Ward. [1913 Webster] 2. To walk lazily or idly; to saunter. [1913 Webster] Potter \Pot"ter\, n. [Cf. F. potier.] 1. One whose occupation is to make earthen vessels. --Ps. ii. 9. [1913 Webster] The potter heard, and stopped his wheel. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster] 2. One who hawks crockery or earthenware. [Prov. Eng.] --De Quincey. [1913 Webster] 3. One who pots meats or other eatables. [1913 Webster] 4. (Zo["o]l.) The red-bellied terrapin. See Terrapin. [1913 Webster] Potter's asthma (Med.), emphysema of the lungs; -- so called because very prevalent among potters. --Parkers. Potter's clay. See under Clay. Potter's field, a public burial place, especially in a city, for paupers, unknown persons, and criminals; -- so named from the field south of Jerusalem, mentioned in --Matt. xxvii. 7. Potter's ore. See Alquifou. Potter's wheel, a horizontal revolving disk on which the clay is molded into form with the hands or tools. “My thoughts are whirled like a potter's wheel.” --Shak. Potter wasp (Zo["o]l.), a small solitary wasp (Eumenes fraternal ) which constructs a globular nest of mud and sand in which it deposits insect larv[ae], such as cankerworms, as food for its young. [1913 Webster] Potter \Pot"ter\, v. t. To poke; to push; also, to disturb; to confuse; to bother. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]


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