a dish of meat, usually brisket of beef or chuck roast, stewed in one piece in a covered pot and served in its own gravy.
meat, esp beef, that is browned and cooked slowly in a covered pot with very little water, often with vegetables added
[pot] /pɒt/ noun 1. a container of earthenware, metal, etc., usually round and deep and having a handle or handles and often a lid, used for cooking, serving, and other purposes. 2. such a container with its contents: a pot of stew. 3. the amount contained in or held by a pot; potful. 4. a […]
[pot-shurd] /ˈpɒtˌʃɜrd/ noun 1. a broken pottery fragment, especially one of archaeological value. /ˈpɒtˌʃɜːd/ noun 1. a broken fragment of pottery n. early 14c., from pot (n.1) + Middle English schoord, from Old English sceard (see shard). a “shred”, i.e., anything severed, as a fragment of earthenware (Job 2:8; Prov. 26:23; Isa. 45:9).
[pots-dam; for 1 also German pawts-dahm] /ˈpɒts dæm; for 1 also German ˈpɔts dɑm/ noun 1. a city in and the capital of Brandenburg, in NE Germany, SW of Berlin: formerly the residence of German emperors; wartime conference July–August 1945 of Truman, Stalin, Churchill, and later, Attlee. 2. a town in N New York. [bran-duh […]
[pot-shot] /ˈpɒtˌʃɒt/ noun 1. a fired at game merely for food, with little regard to skill or the rules of sport. 2. a shot at an animal or person within easy range, as from ambush. 3. a casual or aimless shot. 4. a random or incidental criticism: to take a potshot at military spending in […]