from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Earthenware.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Plates, dishes and other eating and serving tableware, usually made of some ceramic material.
- n. Crocks, earthenware vessels, especially domestic utensils.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Earthenware; vessels formed of baked clay, especially the coarser kinds.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Earthen vessels collectively; earthenware; specifically, articles for domestic use made of glazed pottery or stoneware.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. tableware (eating and serving dishes) collectively
Crockery was first seen written in 1755. It derived from the English word crock and suffix -ery. It was not used commonly until the 18th century. (Wiktionary)