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pottle

[pot-l] /ˈpɒt l/
noun
1.
a former liquid measure equal to two quarts.
2.
a pot or tankard of this capacity.
3.
the wine or other liquid in it.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English potel < Middle French, diminutive of pot pot1; see -elle
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British Dictionary definitions for pottle

pottle

/ˈpɒtəl/
noun
1.
(archaic) a liquid measure equal to half a gallon
2.
(NZ) a plastic or cardboard container for foods such as yoghurt, fruit salad, or cottage cheese
Word Origin
C14: potel, from Old French: a small pot1
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