Found 2 items, similar to Potter.
English → English
v 1: do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly;
“The old lady is usually mucking about in her little
, mess around
, muck about
, muck around
2: work lightly; “The old lady is pottering around in the
3: move around aimlessly [syn: putter
, potter around
, putter around
n : a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes
them it a kiln [syn: thrower
English → English
, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Pottered
; p. pr. & vb.
.] [Cf. W. pwtio to poke, or OD. poteren to
search one thoroughly, Sw. p[*a]ta, peta, to pick, E. pother,
1. To busy one's self with trifles; to labor with little
purpose, energy, of effect; to trifle; to pother.
Pottering about the Mile End cottages. --Mrs.
2. To walk lazily or idly; to saunter.
, n. [Cf. F. potier.]
1. One whose occupation is to make earthen vessels. --Ps. ii.
The potter heard, and stopped his wheel.
2. One who hawks crockery or earthenware. [Prov. Eng.] --De
3. One who pots meats or other eatables.
4. (Zo["o]l.) The red-bellied terrapin. See Terrapin
(Med.), emphysema of the lungs; -- so
called because very prevalent among potters. --Parkers.
. See under Clay
, 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.
. See Alquifou
, 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.”
(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.
, v. t.
To poke; to push; also, to disturb; to confuse; to bother.
[Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.