Poth"er (?), n. [Cf. D. peuteren to rummage, poke. Cf. Potter, Pudder.]

Bustle; confusion; tumult; flutter; bother.

[Written also potter, and pudder.] "What a pother and stir!" Oldham. "Coming on with a terrible pother." Wordsworth.

 

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Poth"er, v. i.

To make a bustle or stir; to be fussy.

 

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Poth"er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pothered (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Pothering.]

To harass and perplex; to worry.

"Pothers and wearies himself."

Locke.

 

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