(Brit) (formerly) a small tavern or pub
[poh-teesh; French paw-teesh] /poʊˈtiʃ; French pɔˈtiʃ/ noun, plural potiches [poh-tee-shiz; French paw-teesh] /poʊˈti ʃɪz; French pɔˈtiʃ/ (Show IPA) 1. a vase or jar, as of porcelain, with a rounded or polygonal body narrowing at the top. /pɒˈtiːʃ/ noun (pl) -tiches (-ˈtiːʃɪz; -ˈtiːʃ) 1. a tall vase or jar, as of porcelain, with a round or […]
[pot-i-dee-uh] /ˌpɒt ɪˈdi ə/ noun 1. a city on the Chalcidice Peninsula, whose revolt against Athens in 432 b.c. was one of the causes of the Peloponnesian War.
[pot-uh-fer] /ˈpɒt ə fər/ noun 1. the Egyptian officer whose wife tried to seduce Joseph. Gen. 39:1–20. /ˈpɒtɪfə/ noun 1. (Old Testament) one of Pharaoh’s officers, who bought Joseph as a slave (Genesis 37:36) dedicated to Ra; i.e., to the sun-god, the Egyptian to whom the Ishmaelites sold Joseph (Gen. 39:1). He was “captain of […]
[poh-shuh n] /ˈpoʊ ʃən/ noun 1. a drink or draft, especially one having or reputed to have medicinal, poisonous, or magical powers: a love potion; a sleeping potion. /ˈpəʊʃən/ noun 1. a drink, esp of medicine, poison, or some supposedly magic beverage 2. a rare word for beverage n. c.1300, pocioun “medicinal drink,” from Old […]