Definition of pothery in English:

pothery

(also puthry, poothery, puthery)

adjective

  • Chiefly English regional (northern and midlands). Humid, sultry, close; stifling.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in William Whiston (1667–1752), natural philosopher and theologian. From pother + -y.

Pronunciation

pothery

/ˈpɒð(ə)ri//ˈpʌð(ə)ri/