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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

pieces of a pot

Usage examples (31)
  • A potsherd is a very unfit thing to run against a brasen wall, or to dash itself upon the rock of ages.
  • A scraper, for which the "potsherd" of Job was a substitute.
  • Sisyphus had thrown his rock there and Job his potsherd.
  • Let the potsherd strive with the potsherds of the earth. for more
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