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Potsherd  n.  A piece or fragment of a broken pot.

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"Potsherd" Quotes from Famous Books

... bashing of the puny drapers' assistant by the big, hairy blacksmith; and this to the perfect satisfaction of both parties, if they are worthy the name of Englishmen. Also, the English gentleman may take off his coat to the potsherd of the earth; and so excellent is his discrimination that the combat will surely end even as your novelist describes; simply because no worshipper can make headway against his god, when the divinity hits back. At the same time, no insubordinate Englishman, ...
— Such is Life • Joseph Furphy

Words linked to "Potsherd" :   shard

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