[poth -er] /ˈpɒð ər/
a heated discussion, debate, or argument; fuss; to-do.
a choking or suffocating cloud, as of smoke or dust.
verb (used with or without object)
to worry; bother.
a commotion, fuss, or disturbance
a choking cloud of smoke, dust, etc
to make or be troubled or upset
1590s, “disturbance, commotion,” of unknown origin. Meaning “mental trouble” is from 1640s; verb sense of “to fluster” is attested from 1690s.
[pot-hohl-der] /ˈpɒtˌhoʊl dər/ noun 1. a thick piece of material, as a quilted or woven pad, used in handling hot and dishes.
[pot-hohl-der] /ˈpɒtˌhoʊl dər/ noun 1. a thick piece of material, as a quilted or woven pad, used in handling hot and dishes. n. also potholder, the cloth variety so called by 1902, from pot (n.1) + holder.
[pot-hohl] /ˈpɒtˌhoʊl/ noun 1. a deep ; pit. 2. a formed in pavement, as by excessive use or by extremes of weather. 3. a more or less cylindrical formed in rock by the grinding action of the detrital material in eddying water. 4. a cave opening vertically from the ground surface. /ˈpɒtˌhəʊl/ noun 1. (geography) […]
[pot-hoh-ler] /ˈpɒtˌhoʊ lər/ noun, British. 1. an explorer of caves; spelunker.