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pot·ter1 / ˈpätər/ • v. British term for putter3 .pot·ter2 • n. a person who makes pottery.

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potter2 (dial.) poke again and again XVI; meddle XVII; (dial.) perplex, bother; trifle, dabble XVIII; move about idly or aimlessly XIX. frequent. of (dial.) pote, OE. potian thrust, push, PUT1; see -ER4.

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potter1 maker of pots. Late OE. pottere; see -ER1.
Hence or — (O)F. poterie pottery potter's factory XV; potter's art, product of this XVIII.