"When it is an Egyptian potsherd," stealthily whispered Sillibilli.
One leg was too short, and had to be propped up with a potsherd.
Perhaps you are ignorant how you are to lay the potsherd on the clay at top?
The potsherd graves are so called from the use of potsherds to cover the corpse.
She eats her porridge out of an old basket and her relish, in which no salt is put, from a potsherd.
This potsherd had in my judgment, once been a part of an ordinary amphora of medium size.
Now he pulls forth a diamond, now a potsherd, and he insists that both are equally valuable.
And we cry with the Psalmist, ‘My strength is dried up like a potsherd.’
Shall the potsherd say to his frail fellow, Thou art weak, but I am strong?
He said, "Burning lips and a wicked heart are like a potsherd covered with silver dross."
a "shred", i.e., anything severed, as a fragment of earthenware (Job 2:8; Prov. 26:23; Isa. 45:9).