Definitions of potted

  1. of plants; planted or grown in a pot; " potted geraniums"
  2. ( British informal) summarized or abridged; " a potted version of a novel"
  3. preserved in a pot or can or jar; " potted meat"; " potted shrimp"
  4. Preserved in a pot or cask.

Usage examples for potted

  1. In about a month roots will have formed and it can then be potted. – What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  2. But, allowing for all expenses, I think it is evident that people can obtain a fair profit from potted plants within eight or ten months from the time of planting. – Success With Small Fruits by E. P. Roe
  3. Confined females, whether over branches or potted plants, should always be in the open air. – Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects by C. V. Riley
  4. Plain living leads to plain thinking, and a solid foundation of eggs and potted meat leaves no room for appreciation of the finer shades of conduct; Right is obviously Right, and Wrong is Wrong. – If I May by A. A. Milne
  5. On their right stretched the yards of the marble- workers, the florists' shops which supplied wreaths for funerals, displays of potted flowers, and the economical furniture of tombs, zinc flower- stands, wreaths of immortelles in cement, and guardian angels in plaster. – A Mummer's Tale by Anatole France
  6. When the plants are potted give them water to settle the earth around the roots, and keep the air somewhat confined for a few days, until they have become established, when more air may be given them. – The Cultivation of The Native Grape, and Manufacture of American Wines by George Husmann
  7. It's the close season for lords in Westchester County; I potted the last one. – The Siege of the Seven Suitors by Meredith Nicholson
  8. One tin of potted salmon had been opened, but no part of the contents was consumed. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  9. I wouldn't be at all surprised if they hid behind a convenient hedge and potted us as we passed. – The Lost Valley by J. M. Walsh
  10. " I get you," says I, and, after cautionin' Jake to keep on his feet until I came back, I slips out and posts myself behind a potted palm where I could watch the early arrivals comin' down from the cloakrooms. – Torchy by Sewell Ford
  11. Perhaps a bit of potted quince will hold thy teeth together. – In the Border Country by Josephine Daskam Bacon
  12. In those schools which are kept continuously heated, potted plants may be kept throughout the year. – Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study by Ontario Ministry of Education
  13. And Ditmar, after driving the car a few paces beyond the entrance, led her through the revolving doors into a long corridor, paved with marble and lighted by bulbs glowing from the ceiling, where benches were set against the wall, overspread by the leaves of potted plants set in the intervals between them. – The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  14. There was a clump of potted tropical shrubbery at one side. – Dave Darrin's Fourth Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  15. More than the poor clay world they need fresh supplies, right wholesome juices; as it were, life in the burst of the bud, fruits yet on the tree, rather than potted provender. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  16. Another gives himself airs because he has some potted turkey, which is solemnly to be consumed to- day spread on bread. – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  17. Sometimes it was necessary to use a pencil to draw in any necessary article that might be missing; but usually everything desired could be found, from potted palms to a baby carriage. – Marjorie's Vacation by Carolyn Wells