[pot-luhk, -luhk] /ˈpɒtˌlʌk, -ˈlʌk/
food or a meal that happens to be available without special preparation or purchase:
to take potluck with a friend.
Also called potluck supper, potluck dinner, potluck lunch. a meal, especially for a large group, to which participants bring various foods to be shared.
whatever is available or comes one’s way:
With fluctuating interest rates, homebuyers are learning to take potluck with the banks.
also pot-luck, 1590s, from pot (n.1) + luck; with notion of “one’s luck or chance as to what may be in the pot.” As an adjective from 1775.
: Come on and dine pot luck
: pot-luck supper
A meal composed of odds and ends of leftovers, or of whatever turns up (1600+)
see: take potluck
/ˈpɒtmən/ noun (pl) -men 1. (mainly Brit) another word for potboy
noun 1. (def 1). noun 1. a Central European and Mediterranean plant, Calendula officinalis, grown for its rayed orange-and-yellow showy flowers, the petals of which were formerly used to colour food: family Asteraceae (composites) See also calendula
noun 1. .
noun 1. an alloy of copper and lead, formerly used for making plumbing fixtures, bearings, etc. 2. cast iron of a quality suitable for making pots. 3. a low-grade nonferrous alloy used for die casting. 4. Glassmaking.