poteen, n. [Ir. poitin a small pot, whisky made in private stills; cf. pota pot, fr. E. pot.].
Whisky; especially whisky distilled in a small way privately or illicitly by the Irish peasantry. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
poteen, n. [, poitin a small pot.].
especially, whisky illicitly distilled by the Irish peasantry. [1913 Webster]