from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A very small pot used by florists for starting slips or seedlings.


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  • Sprinkle a little silver sand or very fine mould over the seed; place in a greenhouse, or in a frame having a slight bottom-heat, and when large enough prick them out about 1 in. apart; afterwards put each single plant in a thumb-pot, and plant out at the end of May.

    Gardening for the Million


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