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pottery

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noun, pot·tery \ˈpä-tə-rē\

Simple Definition of pottery

  • : objects (such as bowls, plates, etc.) that are made out of clay usually by hand and then baked at high temperatures so that they become hard

  • : the art or activity of making objects out of clay

  • : a place where potters make objects out of clay

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of pottery

plural potteries

  1. 1 :  a place where clayware is made and fired

  2. 2 a :  the art or craft of the potter b :  the manufacture of clayware

  3. 3 :  clayware; especially :  earthenware as distinguished from porcelain and stoneware and from brick and tile

Examples of pottery in a sentence

  1. He has collected pottery for years.

  2. She was a painter for years before she discovered pottery.



15th Century

First Known Use of pottery

15th century

Rhymes with pottery


POTTERY Defined for Kids

pottery

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noun pot·tery \ˈpä-tə-rē\

Definition of pottery for Students

plural potteries

  1. 1 :  the art or craft of making objects (as dishes and vases) out of clay

  2. 2 :  objects made from clay that is shaped while moist and hardened by heat





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