flowerpot flowerpot  /f ˈlaʊ ər ˌpɑt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a container in which plants are cultivated

Usage(s):

  1. Instead, the photog's mother turned Stanley into a fancy flowerpot.
  2. When a cop knocked him cold with a flowerpot in an apartment foray one night, George turned out to be Bill.
  3. They can dwell in the midst of 20 miles of paving stones and pretend, with the aid of a back green or even of a flowerpot, that they are in a hamlet on the Downs.

News

  • San Jacinto: Woman allegedly throws flowerpot at man during argument

    A San Jacinto woman who allegedly threw a flowerpot at a man during a heated exchange has been arrested, law enforcement officials have reported. Officers responded to an assault call just before 11 p.m., Thursday June 20 in the 600 block of North Ramona Blvd. in San Jacinto.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Southwest Riverside News Network

Quotes

  1. "The Government of Canada is committed to keeping this iconic piece of Canadian heritage preserved for the benefit of the community of Tobermory," said MP Larry Miller. "This new arrangement will ensure that the Flowerpot Island Lightstation...
    on Aug 21, 2008 By: Larry Miller Source: Market Wire (press release)

  2. Asked to guarantee that rumours of a new rouble denomination were untrue, Mr Putin responded: "Do you want me to eat soil from a flowerpot? Make an oath in blood?"
    on Feb 14, 2008 By: Vladimir Putin Source: Times Online

  3. "It's a good dose of the real world," says Flannery. "Like when everyone's talking about a big game like this weekend and your main priority is getting this fridge fixed or why did someone kick over my flowerpot last night."
    on Apr 26, 2008 By: Jerry Flannery Source: Independent

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