Webster 1913 Edition
Producing great physical effects; forcible; powerful’ efficacious;“Harsh and potent injuries.”
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Having great authority, control, or dominion; puissant; mighty; influential;“A potent dukedom.”
potent, grave, and reverend signiors.
Powerful, in an intellectual or moral sense; having great influence;
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Syn. – Powerful; mighty; puissant; strong; able; efficient; forcible; efficacious; cogent; influential.
A prince; a potentate.
A staff or crutch.
One of the furs; a surface composed of patches which are supposed to represent crutch heads; they are always alternately argent and azure, unless otherwise specially mentioned.
a fur differing from potent in the arrangement of the patches.
Webster 1828 Edition
Moses once more his potent rod extends.
1.Powerful, in a moral sense; having great influence; as potent interest; a potent argument.
2.Having great authority, control or dominion; as a potent prince.
1.A walking staff or crutch. [Not used.]