Origin of potation
Examples from the Web for potation
Shall he, then, pronounce dogmatically on the quantity of potation lawful to a man in good health?Three Courses and a Dessert|Anonymous
Leave off my nightly potation of spirits, and drink half the bottle instead.
The Potation was still retained and the cost of the meetings on March 12 grew more and more.A History of Giggleswick School|Edward Allen Bell
Mrs. S. had a pimpled face, which I believe arose from potation of ale.Zoonomia, Vol. II|Erasmus Darwin
Many of the company were furnished with pipes, and most of them with some kind of evening potation.The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.|Washington Irving
British Dictionary definitions for potation
Word Origin for potation
Word Origin and History for potation
early 15c., from Old French potacion, from Latin potationem (nom. potatio) "a drinking; poisonous drink, potion," noun of action from past participle stem of potare "to drink" (see potion).