- mainly Australian slang inferior quality opal used in jewellery for mounting precious opals
C20: of uncertain origin
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Examples from the Web for potch
Who slips to the seat of question and melts all Into one potch of folly!The Mortal Gods and Other Plays
Olive Tilford Dargan
There was not much more than potch and colour in the bundle.
Then Potch would know what perhaps he ought to have known already.
Slowly and surely Potch had lived down that distrust and contempt.
Potch Was holding his spider off from a surface of opal his pick had clipped.