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 for Potting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pot \Pot\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Potted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Potting.]
     1. To place or inclose in pots; as:
        (a) To preserve seasoned in pots. "Potted fowl and fish."
            --Dryden.
        (b) To set out or cover in pots; as, potted plants or
            bulbs.
        (c) To drain; as, to pot sugar, by taking it from the
            cooler, and placing it in hogsheads, etc., having
            perforated heads, through which the molasses drains
            off. --B. Edwards.
        (d) (Billiards) To pocket.
            [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To shoot for the pot, i.e., cooking; to secure or hit by a
        pot shot; to shoot when no special skill is needed.
  
              When hunted, it [the jaguar] takes refuge in trees,
              and this habit is well known to hunters, who pursue
              it with dogs and pot it when treed.   --Encyc. of
                                                    Sport.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     3. To secure; gain; win; bag. [Colloq.]
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Potting \Pot"ting\, n.
     1. Tippling. [Obs.] --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. The act of placing in a pot; as, the potting of plants;
        the potting of meats for preservation.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. The process of putting sugar in casks for cleansing and
        draining. [West Indies] --B. Edwards.
        [1913 Webster]

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