- potemkin village,
- potemkin, grigori aleksandrovich,
Origin of poteen
Examples from the Web for poteen
Send me that poteen you spoke of, and ignore the Bills against these M'Caffreys.Valentine M'Clutchy, The Irish Agent|William Carleton
I wouldn't thrust one of thim to rub down a horse, nor wid a bottle of poteen.
All charged, sergeant, with loyalty and poteen at any rate; hang the Pope.Willy Reilly|William Carleton
Whatever Brady's usual habits of christening his poteen might have been, that which he now placed before them was good.The Hedge School; The Midnight Mass; The Donagh|William Carleton
He introduced a timprance lecturer that towld the boys the poteen was pizenin' thim, an' 'twas wather they must dhrink.
Word Origin for poteen
"illicit whiskey," 1812, from Irish poitin "little pot," suggesting distillation in small quantities, from English pot (n.1) "vessel" + diminutive suffix -in, -een.