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Definition of posset verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

posset

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈpɒsɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːsɪt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they posset
BrE BrE//ˈpɒsɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːsɪt//
 
he / she / it possets
BrE BrE//ˈpɒsɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːsɪts//
 
past simple possetted
BrE BrE//ˈpɒsɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːsɪtɪd//
 
(North American English also) past simple posseted
BrE BrE//ˈpɒsɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːsɪtɪd//
 
past participle possetted
BrE BrE//ˈpɒsɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːsɪtɪd//
 
(North American English also) past participle posseted
BrE BrE//ˈpɒsɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːsɪtɪd//
 
-ing form possetting
BrE BrE//ˈpɒsɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːsɪtɪŋ//
 
(North American English also) -ing form posseting
BrE BrE//ˈpɒsɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːsɪtɪŋ//
 
 
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(British English) (possetting, possetted, (North American English also)posseting, posseted) [intransitive] if a baby possets, milk comes back up from its stomach and out through its mouth Word Origin late Middle English: of unknown origin. The verb is first recorded in English dialect in the late 19th cent.

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