“Irish whiskey made in small, often illicit stills. from Latin Poitin, a small pot.”
–from C.A.M. Fennell’s Stanford Dictionary of Anglicised Words and Phrases, 1964
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
I looked and looked to find a word worthy of this Irish day! I’ve never tasted Poteen, although I’ve heard of it. If I get a chance today, I’ll raise a glass of Bailey’s Irish Cream instead. 🙂