The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Potter \Pot"ter\, n. [Cf. F. potier.]
1. One whose occupation is to make earthen vessels. --Ps. ii.
The potter heard, and stopped his wheel.
2. One who hawks crockery or earthenware. [Prov. Eng.] --De
3. One who pots meats or other eatables.
4. (Zool.) The red-bellied terrapin. See Terrapin.
Potter's asthma (Med.), emphysema of the lungs; -- so
called because very prevalent among potters. --Parkers.
Potter's clay. See under Clay.
Potter's field, a public burial place, especially in a
city, for paupers, unknown persons, and criminals; -- so
named from the field south of Jerusalem, mentioned in
--Matt. xxvii. 7.
Potter's ore. See Alquifou.
Potter's wheel, a horizontal revolving disk on which the
clay is molded into form with the hands or tools. "My
thoughts are whirled like a potter's wheel." --Shak.
Potter wasp (Zool.), a small solitary wasp (Eumenes
fraternal) which constructs a globular nest of mud and
sand in which it deposits insect larv[ae], such as
cankerworms, as food for its young.
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:
the name given to the piece of ground which was afterwards
bought with the money that had been given to Judas. It was
called the "field of blood" (Matt. 27:7-10). Tradition places it
in the valley of Hinnom. (See ACELDAMA.)