Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as poteen. Miss Edgeworth, Absentee, x.

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Examples

  • a man might talk himself dumb to me after again 'potsheen, or in favour of the revenue, or revenue-officers.

    The Absentee

  • a man might talk himself dumb to me after again 'potsheen, or in favour of the revenue, or revenue officers.

    Tales and Novels — Volume 06

  • "Why! was not I _prisint_ in the court-house myself, when the _jidge_ was on the bench judging a still, and across the court came in one with a sly jug of _potsheen_ for the _jidge_ himself, who _prefarred_ it, when the right thing, to claret; and when I _seen_ that, by the laws!

    Tales and Novels — Volume 06

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