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


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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.



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