pottle

noun
pot·​tle | \ ˈpä-tᵊl How to pronounce pottle (audio) \

Definition of pottle

: a container holding a half gallon (1.9 liters)

First Known Use of pottle

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pottle

Middle English potel, from Anglo-French, from pot

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“Pottle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pottle. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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