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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Obsolete form of pott.
  • n. An old size of paper, 12.5 x 15 inches.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A size of paper. See under paper.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete spelling of pot.


Unknown. Possibly from originally bearing a watermark of a pot or from a manufacturer's or merchant's name. (Wiktionary)



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