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Pot(t)-brod, n. Also: Patbrod. [Pot(t n.1 1 f; Brod n.2 4. In the mod. dial. as pat-brod, a wooden pot-lid.] A pot-lid. — a1628 Carmichael Prov. No. 160.
A pot worthie sic a pot brod
1636 Edinb. Test. LVII 305.
Twa bras pottis with ane potbrod of bras
1646 Ib. LXII 270.
Ane brasine pott brod with ane speit
1648 Linlithgow Palace 332.
Ane frying-pann and pott brod

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