from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fragment of broken pottery, especially one found in an archaeological excavation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A piece of ceramic from pottery, often found on an archaeological site.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A piece or fragment of a broken pot.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A piece or fragment of an earthenware pot; any broken fragment or piece of earthenware.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a shard of pottery
From Middle English pot-sherd, which is a compound of the words pot and sherd (shard). (Wiktionary)