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pot

2 verb
     
Related topics: Other Games, Gardening
pot2 past tense and past participle potted, present participle potting [transitive]
1

plants

DLG also pot up British English to put a plant into a pot filled with soil:
Pot the seedlings after 2-3 weeks.
2DGO

ball

British English to hit a ball into one of the pockets (=holes at the edge of the table) in games such as billiards, pool, and snooker [= pocket]

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