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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A worker in an inn or public house who serves customers and does various chores.

Usage examples (32)
  • The services of the obliging potman were gratuitous.
  • The potman, he informed me, would bring it out to him.
  • "Aldwin?" said the potman, willing enough to talk about so sensational a tragedy.
  • He was equally unsuccessful with the potman who was just unlocking the doors of the public-house by Horsell Bridge. for more
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