crock·​ery | \ ˈkrä-k(ə-)rē How to pronounce crockery (audio) \

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earthenware, pottery, stoneware

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Examples of crockery in a Sentence

a display of beautifully hand-painted crockery on the kitchen countertop

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Hard to say, though most Americans probably would like to keep the economy’s crockery intact., "Donald Trump could be trying to damage economy in short term to help re-election chances, says ‘King of Bonds’ investor," 26 Aug. 2019 For a scene in which shelves of dishes collapse, multiple actors kept out of the audience’s view pull cords to create the crashing crockery. Matthew J. Palm,, "How St. Luke’s puts the magic in ‘Mary Poppins’," 13 Aug. 2019 Not gold doubloons, but old rum bottles and crockery that workers would come across. Jonathan Levin,, "Mystery surrounds Jeffrey Epstein’s private island in the Caribbean," 12 July 2019 Toasters, lamps, hair dryers, clothes, bikes, toys, crockery — anything that is broken that can be carried in is welcome and can more than likely be repaired., "Community News For The Windham Edition," 3 July 2019 The weekly market for fresh fruits and vegetables, flowers, furniture, trinkets, and crockery is held at plaine de Plainpalais every Sunday, Tuesday, and Friday. Jharna Thakkar, National Geographic, "Geneva's hidden gems: the ultimate weekend itinerary," 30 May 2019 The team kept its retro color palette and furniture, but dressed the restaurant with crockery, signage, menus, and decor. Sonia Saraiya, HWD, "How Twin Peaks: The Return Made a Whole New Cooper in One Weird Diner Scene," 14 June 2018 Madrid’s best selection of aceiteras—not to mention an encyclopedic selection of sangria pitchers and other must-have items is available at Alambique, a delightful shop near the Royal Palace that specializes in Spanish crockery and utensils. Andrew Ferren, WSJ, "How to Spend an Indulgent Day in Madrid for $2,400—or $400," 13 June 2018 Bolton's critics saw his appointment as the arrival of a bull in a china shop strewn with geopolitical crockery already shattered by Trump. Stephen Collinson, CNN, "Syria attack response looms over Bolton's first week as national security adviser," 8 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of crockery

1715, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of crockery was in 1715

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English Language Learners Definition of crockery

US : pots or jars made of baked clay used for cooking
chiefly British : plates, dishes, and cups used in dining


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