pot·​tle ˈpä-tᵊl How to pronounce pottle (audio)
: a container holding a half gallon (1.9 liters)

Word History


Middle English potel, from Anglo-French, from pot

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pottle was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Pottle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pottle. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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