Pot"tle (?), n. [OE. potel, OF. potel, dim. of pot. See Pot.]

1.

A liquid measure of four pints.

2.

A pot or tankard.

Shak.

A dry pottle of sack before him. Sir W. Scott.

3.

A vessel or small basket for holding fruit.

He had a . . . pottle of strawberries in one hand. Dickens.

Pottle draught, taking a pottle of liquor at one draught. [ Prov. Eng.]

Halliwell.

 

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