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 (kăsh′pŏt′, -pō′)
An ornamental container for a flowerpot.

[French : cacher, to hide; see cache + pot, pot (from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *pottus).]
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(ˈkæʃˌpɒt; ˌkæʃˈpəʊ)
an ornamental container for a flowerpot
[French: pot-hider]
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(ˈkæʃˌpɒt, -ˌpoʊ)

an ornamental container, as of china or tole, for holding and concealing a flowerpot.
[1870–75; < French: literally, (it) hides (the) pot; see cache, pot1]
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I love green plants in white, handmade, ceramic cachepots."
This informal visit to Dodero's workshop is a chance to view his cachepots used as orchid planters and urns (not originally conceived of for ashes, but most commonly serving this function).
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From Balla's original sketches, Gatti reproduced motifs on cachepots, tiles, plates and a coffee service in a daring hexagonal form that resembled a mechanical bolt.
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Children may climb on items such as toy chests, couches, bookshelves, beanbag chairs, large cachepots for indoor plants and computer towers to peek out a window or to use the window cord as a Spiderman-type swing.
Children may climb on toy chests, couches, book-shelves, beanbag chairs, large cachepots for indoor plants and computer towers to peek out a window or to use the window cord as a Spiderman-type swing.
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"We've seen an interest in large, Italian-inspired ceramics, such as cachepots or urns," said Michael Kinsler, design director for Gibson.
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And, yes, there are even books nestled in among small sculptures, flower arrangements and elegant cachepots.