Jor"dan (?), Jor"den (?), n. [Prob. fr. the river Jordan, and shortened fr. Jordan bottle a bottle of water from the Jordan, brought back by pilgrims.]

1.

A pot or vessel with a large neck, formerly used by physicians and alchemists.

[Obs.]

Halliwell.

2.

A chamber pot.

[Obs.]

Chaucer. Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.

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