Pote vs Pose - What's the difference?

pote | pose |


As a verb pote

is .

As an adjective pose is

(heraldry|of a beast) standing still, with all the feet on the ground.

pote

English

Verb

(pot)
  • (obsolete) To push, thrust.
  • To poke (with a stick etc.).
  • Derived terms

    * potter

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) An animal's paw's fur or the animal's paw itself.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year= 1398 , year_published= 1898 , author= James Hamilton Wylie , by= , title= History of England under Henry the Fourth , url= http://books.google.com/books?id=zLMxAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA173 , original= , chapter= Appendix A: Duchy of Lancaster Records , section = , isbn= , edition= , publisher= Longmans, Green, and Co. , location= London , editor= , volume= 4 , page= 173 , passage= Fur Potes de Calabr'. }}
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  • , year= 1420 , year_published= 1943 , author= City of London (England). Corporation , by= , title= Calendar of Plea and Memoranda Rolls Preserved Among the Archives of the Corporation of the City of London at the Guild-hall , url= http://books.google.com/books?ei=uGCBUZSnGIP30gHQ54HwAg&id=FmcOAQAAIAAJ&q=calabre , original= , chapter= , section = , isbn= , edition= , publisher= The University Press , location= , editor= , volume= 1413-1437 , page= 75 , passage= One gown of blue'' colour furred with ''potes'' of ''calabre , 28 }}
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year= 1481 , year_published= 1893 , author= William Carton , by= , title= Godeffroy of Boloyne; or, The siege and conqueste of Jerusalem , url= http://books.google.com/books?id=LsxZAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA113 , original= , chapter= 68: Godfrey is wounded by a Bear. , section = , isbn= , edition= , publisher= Published for the Early English Text Society by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co. , location= London , editor= Mary Noyes Colvin, PhD. , volume= , page= 113 , passage= ... the beeste ... embraced hym with his potes , or feet to fore, ... }}
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year= 1497 , year_published= 1993 , author= , by= , title= St. Albans Wills 1471-1500 , url= http://books.google.com/books?id=adnKZwEACAAJ , original= , chapter= Will of R. Burton , section = , isbn= , edition= , publisher= Hertfordshire Record Society , location= , editor= Susan Flood , volume= , page= 141 , passage= My wife's blewe gowne engrayned furred with powtes . }}
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  • , year= 1612 , year_published= 1867 , author= Andrew Halyburton , by= , title= Ledger of Andrew Halyburton 1492-1503 , url= http://books.google.com/books?id=OKMUAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA306 , original= , chapter= On Imports , section = Book of Customs and Valuation of Merchandises, Anno. 1612 , isbn= , edition= , publisher= , location= Edinburg, Scotland , editor= , volume= , page= 306 , passage= Foynes—backes the dozen ... tailes the pane or mantle ... powtes the hundreth }}

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    pose

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) pose, from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) common cold, head cold; catarrh
  • * 1586 , W. Harrison
  • Now have we many chimnies, and yet our tenderlings complain of rheums, catarrhs, and poses .

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) posen, from (etyl) ; influenced by (etyl) ponere.

    Verb

    (pos)
  • To place in an attitude or fixed position, for the sake of effect.
  • To pose a model for a picture.
  • Ask; set (a test, quiz, riddle, etc.).
  • To constitute (a danger, a threat, a risk, etc.).
  • * 2010 , Noam Chomsky, The Iranian threat , Z Magazine, vol 23, number 7:
  • Rather, they are concerned with the threat Iran poses to the region and the world.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=September 2 , author=Phil McNulty , title=Bulgaria 0-3 England , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Rooney's United team-mate Chris Smalling was given his debut at right-back and was able to adjust to the international stage in relatively relaxed fashion as Bulgaria barely posed a threat of any consequence.}}
  • * 2014 , Ian Black, " Courts kept busy as Jordan works to crush support for Isis", The Guardian , 27 November 2014:
  • The threat the most radical of them pose is evidently far greater at home than abroad: in one characteristically slick and chilling Isis video – entitled “a message to the Jordanian tyrant” – a smiling, long-haired young man in black pats the explosive belt round his waist as he burns his passport and his fellow fighters praise the memory of Zarqawi, who was killed in Iraq in 2006.
  • Assume or maintain a pose; strike an attitude.
  • * Thackeray
  • He posed before her as a hero.
  • (obsolete) To interrogate; to question.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • She posed him and sifted him.
  • (obsolete) To question with a view to puzzling; to embarrass by questioning or scrutiny; to bring to a stand.
  • * Barrow
  • A question wherewith a learned Pharisee thought to pose and puzzle him.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Position, posture, arrangement (especially of the human body).
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=5 , passage=Then came a maid with hand-bag and shawls, and after her a tall young lady. She stood for a moment holding her skirt above the grimy steps, with something of the stately pose which Richter has given his Queen Louise on the stairway,
  • Affectation.
  • Derived terms
    * posable

    Etymology 3

    From (etyl) posen, a combination of aphetic forms of (etyl) aposen and opposen. More at appose, oppose.

    Alternative forms

    * (l)

    Verb

    (pos)
  • (obsolete) To ask (someone) questions; to interrogate.
  • * 1526 , William Tyndale, trans. Bible , Luke II:
  • And hit fortuned that after .iii. dayes, they founde hym in the temple sittinge in the middes of the doctours, both hearynge them, and posinge them.
  • to puzzle, non-plus, or embarrass with difficult questions.
  • To perplex or confuse (someone).
  • Derived terms
    * poser