Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any pot or vessel for holding, conveying, or distributing water.
- n. Same as watering-pot, 1.
- n. A chamber-pot.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A vessel for holding or conveying water, or for sprinkling water on cloth, plants, etc.
- water + pot (Wiktionary)
“Whether the token of the man with the waterpot was a preconcerted signal or an instance of our Lord's supernatural knowledge and sovereign sway, his employment as a silent and probably unconscious guide testifies to”
“The woman then left her waterpot, and went her way into the city, and saith to the men, Come, see a man, which told me all things, that ever I did: is not this the Christ?”
“The woman then left her waterpot, and went her way into the city, and saith to the men”
“So might the chocolate-skinned, blue-robed peasantry; the women carrying progeny on their hips, with the eternal waterpot on their heads; and the men sleeping in the shade or following the plough, to which probably Osiris first put hand.”
“The woman then left her waterpot, and went her way into the city, and saith to the men,”
“It was kindly done to leave her waterpot behind her; that Jesus and his disciples, whom she now saw come up to him, might have wherewithal to drink.”
“The women then left her waterpot, and went her way into the city, and saith to the men,”
“Covered with matted locks and attired in golden rays, he bore in his hands, O king, a staff made of gold and a waterpot made of the same precious metal.”
“The woman then left her waterpot and went her way.”
“So, when the waterpot is brought back to precinct and temple with water, in accordance with the holy rite, they throw themselves upon the ground and, raising their hands to heaven, thank the divine benevolence for its invention.”
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