1) A vessel for liquids, or a measure, usually half a gallon.

1446 Et in ij lagenis, j potell, j quart’ vini rubei ... xxijd, York

1528 iij pottells of ypocrace to present my lorde of Northumberland, York

1635 Item one Pottell, 8 panns and one brasse pott, Knaresborough

1652 a wainded botle which will hold about a potle of wine, Malton

1694 paid for pottles for the wine, Almondbury.

dates 1446 1528 1635 1652 1694

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