One gown of blue colour furred with potes of calabre, 28
... the beeste ... embraced hym with his potes, or feet to fore...
My wife's blewe gowne engrayned furred with powtes.
Foynes—backes the dozen ... tailes the pane or mantle ... powtes the hundreth.
Origin of pote
- Noun form from the word for paw in either Middle Dutch (poot, pote), Middle Low German (pōte), or Middle French (pote).