Sentence Examples


  • He was a potter by trade, and had a national reputation as a dancer.
  • His not wholly satisfactory explanation was mathematically examined in 1835 by Richard Potter (Camb.
  • It was undertaken in defence of Dr Christopher Potter, provost of Queen's College in Oxford, who had for some time been carrying on a controversy with a Jesuit known as Edward Knott, but whose real name was Matthias Wilson.
  • It had long been customary in Japan to send students to China for the purpose of studying philosophy and religion, and she now (1223) sent a potter, Kato Shirozaemon, who, on his return, opened a kiln at Seto in the province of Owari, and began to produce little jars for preserving tea and cups for drinking it.
  • Potter (1697, 1702); L.