- 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
Then Potch would know what perhaps he ought to have known already.
"Potch doesn't seem to fancy sellin' at all for a bit," Michael said.
But there was no resentment in Potch's bearing to him, Michael had convinced himself.
Yet Potch must know about the stones; he must have seen them.