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 Meanings and Examples of POTTER
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potter
 n.  a craftsman who shapes pottery; work lightly
Classic Sentence:
1  All were busy at home, John absent till night, and nothing to do but sew, or read, or potter about.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT
2  Ona was not yet buried; but the police had been notified, and on the morrow they would put the body in a pine coffin and take it to the potter's field.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 20
3  This man, the son of a potter, through all the changes in his fortunes always led an infamous life.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII — CONCERNING THOSE WHO HAVE OBTAINED A PRINC...
4  But after detached brown years in boarding-houses, Vida was hungry for housework, for the most pottering detail of it.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
5  He heard then the noise of a fire crackling briskly in the cold air, and, turning his head, he saw his friend pottering busily about a small blaze.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 14
6  In the thirteenth century this Rue des Postes was inhabited by potters, and its real name is Rue des Pots.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER I—THE ZIGZAGS OF STRATEGY
Example Sentence:
1  We watched the vase begin to take shape in the potter's hands.
2  Every potter praises his own pot.
3  She loves to potter in the garden.
4  The old lady learned to be a potter in the garden every summer morning.