potheen


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potheen

(pɒˈtiːn; pɒˈθiːn)
n
(Brewing) a rare variant of poteen
References in classic literature ?
The second act opened before Philly Doyle's underground still, with Peggy and her battered donkey come in to smuggle a load of potheen across the bog, and to bring Philly word of what was doing in the world without, and of what was happening along the roadsides and ditches with the first gleam of fine weather.
Twas a cowld mornn' but (this was a kid's comic) he had armed himself with a bottle of potheen to keep out the cowld, begorrah".
THE first time I sat on Charlie Potheen was in the parade ring at Newbury, ten minutes before the Hennessy.
The names of some of his winners will come as music to the ears of many horse racing enthusiasts - Mandarin, Mill House, The Dikler, Mount Tremblant and Charlie Potheen to name a few.
FULKE Walwyn's Hennessy winner Charlie Potheen (R Barry) shrugs off top weight of 12-0 to cruise to a five lengths victory in the Whitbread Gold Cup run at Newcastle.