Origin of pot-valiant
Examples from the Web for pot-valiant
But in the midst of his brooding, Teppich and the fat Sturgeon assailed the nunnery gate with pot-valiant blows and shouts.Dragon's blood|Henry Milner Rideout
A hero is bold but temperate: a demagogue blustering and pot-valiant.
His eyes wore an expression of profound misery, but he preserved steadily other portions of a pot-valiant air.The Monster and Other Stories|Stephen Crane
They gathered behind walls or flickered across the open in shouting masses, and were pot-valiant in artillery.Soldiers Three, Part II.|Rudyard Kipling
And when next they met, the pot-valiant squireen would chuckle proudly, "Faith, yon was a night."The House with the Green Shutters|George Douglas Brown