from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who makes pottery.
- v. Chiefly British Variant of putter2.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who makes pots and other ceramic wares.
- n. God, the creator.
- n. One who places flowers or other plants inside their pots.
- v. To poke repeatedly.
- v. To act in a vague or unmotivated way.
- v. To move slowly or aimlessly. (Often potter about, potter around)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One whose occupation is to make earthen vessels.
- n. One who hawks crockery or earthenware.
- n. One who pots meats or other eatables.
- n. The red-bellied terrapin. See Terrapin.
- intransitive v. To busy one's self with trifles; to labor with little purpose, energy, of effect; to trifle; to pother.
- intransitive v. To walk lazily or idly; to saunter.
- transitive v. To poke; to push; also, to disturb; to confuse; to bother.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To be busy in doing little, or what is of little or no practical value; busy one's self over trifles; trifle; work with little energy or purpose.
- To hobble; walk slowly and with difficulty; move slowly; loiter.
- To walk upon or leap from piece to piece of floating ice. Bartlett. [Local, U.S.]
- To poke; push; disturb.
- n. One whose occupation is the making of pots or earthenware vessels of any kind.
- n. One who peddles earthenware or crockery.
- n. One who pots meats, vegetables, etc.
- n. A fresh-water clemmyoid turtle, Deirochelys serrata, of the United States.
- n. The slider, or red-bellied terrapin, Pseudemys rugosa. See slider. [Local, U. S.]
- n. In a larger sense, any earth used in the ceramic art, including kaolin, a so-called blue clay which is of a grayish color and when fired is white, and a black clay so called, which also results in a white biscuit.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. work lightly
- v. move around aimlessly
- v. do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly
- n. a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln
It should be remembered that throwing is a highly-skilled technique, and usually requires years of practice before the potter deserves to be called a master potter.
A village blacksmith or potter is a hard thing to live without.
Harry potter is way better as a book to because the films tend to repeat themselves and miss out huge chunks of the storyline which means you miss out on some of the cleverer character development and plot twists that J K Rowling builds into her books.
ChelsieSkyesx3 (8/18/2008 6: 49: 05 PM) the hp trailer was way better than the twilight trailer. so even though i was looking forward to twilight (AND STILL AM), i am actually pretty upset that harry potter is being pushed to a later date.
This isn't an "action adventure" book; it's a quiet book, that takes place over almost two years, as Tree Ear learns that the craft of being a potter is more involved than simply sitting down at a potter's wheel.
What is most remarkable about this particular memory is that the decorations Cufassane recalls N'waXidyula producing in this manner exactly match those on a very old xikhuwana Lawton found in a museum in the eastern Transvaal in 1963, labelled as the work of an unknown "Nhlanganu" potter from the area.
Harry potter is going to die as well as one of the weasly twins.
I formed monstrous shapes in potter's clay, or cut them in trees; I filled my notebooks and the margins of my books with rough sketches, and I spent more than one night crying without reason.
The "potter" is significant of God's absolute power over the clay framed by His own hands (Isa 45: 9; Jer
Liza Hempstock, a witch buried in potter’s field, shunned by most in the graveyard, but becoming an unusual acquaintance for Bod.
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