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  • n. Plural form of pottle.

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Examples

  • My mother used to make yoghurt in an wee electrical device with 6 or 8 pottles love that word! which she would make in the evening and would be ready for breakfast the next morning.

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  • Dot medicine gost me ninedy-dree cends a pottle, und I don'd ged a cend discoundt uf I puy dwo pottles.

    Frank Merriwell's Bravery

  • "Uf one pottle don'd gure you, der dree pottles vill -- or kill you, und nopody vill mindt dot."

    Frank Merriwell's Bravery

  • Baskets, something like exaggerated strawberry pottles of the old conical shape, are prepared, to hold each about a dozen birds.

    The Cruise of the Cachalot Round the World After Sperm Whales

  • But this, no doubt, was pottles of straw, which, out of spite, had been cast down it by a neighbor.

    Short Stories of the Tragedy and Comedy of Life

  • There were high oblong baskets big enough to hold me, but besides these there were piles upon piles of round flat baskets of two sizes, and hanging to the side of one of the sheds great bunches of white wood strawberry pottles, looking at a distance like some kind of giant flower, all in elongated buds.

    Brownsmith's Boy A Romance in a Garden

  • How delicious they smelt in the old-fashioned pottles which we never see now -- long narrow cones, with a cross-handle, over which, when filled, or supposed to be filled, for a big strawberry would block up the narrow part of the cone at times, a few leaves were placed, and then a piece of white paper was tied over with a bit of bast.

    Brownsmith's Boy A Romance in a Garden

  • -- Then the Van Grolls, of Antony's Nose, who carried their liquor in fair round little pottles, by reason they could not bouse it out of their canteens, having such rare long noses.

    Washington Irving

  • -- Then the Van Grolls, of Antony's Nose, who carried their liquor in fair, round little pottles, by reason they could not house it out of their canteens, having such rare long noses.

    The Complete Project Gutenberg Writings of Charles Dudley Warner

  • -- Then the Van Grolls, of Antony's Nose, who carried their liquor in fair, round little pottles, by reason they could not bouse it out of their canteens, having such rare long noses.

    Washington Irving

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