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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR POTTED

They purchased fine, large bulbs, potted them, and had only leaves for their pains.

It is potted, cut back and taken in the house through the winter.

Potted bloater is one of the least expensive and appetizing of all potted meats.

Her gaze was attracted to some potted roses languishing in a corner.

He was to have been potted by his own men—both Cass and his loyal henchman, Bill.

Also the bulbs and potted plants had arrived and were ready to be put in.

"That's very poor comfort," said the potted Plants in the room.

The flowers were to be potted and put away to keep for spring planting.

"The potted plant astonished at the virility of the weed," said Lyman.

The church may have been richly decorated with flowers and potted plants.

WORD ORIGIN

of meat, "preserved in a pot," 1640s, past participle adjective from pot (v.). Of a plant, from 1718. In the figurative sense of "put into a short, condensed form," 1866,

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