[puh-theen, -teen, -cheen, poh-]
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Examples from the Web for potheen
He knew, by the simple taste, when the Potheen was sufficiently "above proof."Bits of Blarney
R. Shelton Mackenzie
The potheen and the potatoes—what would Ireland be without 'em?
By the way, it would be unpardonable to quit Connemara without recording its "potheen."Reminiscences of a Canadian Pioneer for the last Fifty Years
Potheen, whisky made in an illicit still, once a favourite drink in Ireland, now almost unattainable.The Slang Dictionary
John Camden Hotten
She sipped the potheen, ate a little bacon and cold potatoes, and presently declared herself well again.
- a rare variant of poteen