from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Placed in a pot.
- adj. Grown in a pot: many potted plants in the study.
- adj. Preserved in a pot, can, or jar.
- adj. Slang Intoxicated; drunk.
- adj. Slang Under the influence of a hallucinogenic drug.
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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of pot.
- adj. Prepared in advance, as though preserved by potting.
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- adj. preserved in a pot or can or jar
- adj. (British informal) summarized or abridged
- adj. of plants; planted or grown in a pot
He said a resident of one of the houses that burned often disposed of cigarettes in potted plant containers on his deck.
He said a resident of one of the houses often disposed of cigarettes in potted plant containers on his deck.
Dan Tudin potted a goal in the middle stanza for Columbus, which has dropped its last four contests and seven of its last eight (1-7-0).
For most, the term potted meat conjures up images of mystery meat in a can, but traditionally potted meat was made at home from meat scraps, herbs, spices and maybe an acid or a spirit, such as vinegar or brandy.
Calling George Bush a “brilliant minimalist” is like calling a potted palm an environmentalist.
SPECTER: This is called the potted plant routine, Russ.
When these anchovies are what is termed potted, it implies that the fish have been pounded into the consistency of a paste, and then placed in flat pots, somewhat similar in shape to those used for pomatum.
The ants live happily in human environments, said Dr. Roger Gold, head of the urban entomology program at Texas A&M, noting that people are responsible for much of the ants 'spread, transporting them in objects such as potted plants.
You did such a good job of describing the process so that we could feel and see, whether we had "potted" or not!
Sunday morning at 11am there was a concert version of what the British would call a "potted" version of Haydn's Orfeo ed Euridice.