crockery

noun
crock·​ery | \ˈkrä-k(ə-)rē \

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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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If her work has a quiet authenticity, Braun is not shy about putting her opinions on her plates: Robert de Niro’s anti-Trump taunt at the Tony Awards and Samantha Bee’s description of Ivanka Trump have both made their way onto her crockery. Lynn Yaeger, Vogue, "Treat Yourself to a Porcelain Confection at (Former Baker) Margaret Braun’s New Ceramic Shop," 3 July 2018 The soft sounds of voices and the clinking of crockery as meals were prepared drifted through to the section of the elegant Belgrade apartment where the director Mila Turajlic grew up. Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times, "Review: In ‘The Other Side of Everything,’ a Belgrade Apartment Symbolizes Upheaval," 12 July 2018 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 By such means Mr Trump has been able to smash the maximum amount of crockery, for maximum political effect, at a modest or intangible cost. The Economist, "The rising cost of America First," 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 There’s an unmistakable pleasure in seeing Grey go in for the kill, and not just because of his pinpoint-precise martial-arts moves and creative use of kitchen crockery. Justin Chang, latimes.com, "'Upgrade' is a sleek, strikingly designed A.I. vigilante thriller," 31 May 2018 Image In Fayetteville, Ark., this March, volunteers were on their way to set up an apartment, cars loaded with linens, lamps, crockery and canned food, when they were abruptly told to turn around. Liz Robbins, New York Times, "Apartments Are Stocked, Toys Donated. Only the Refugees Are Missing.," 16 May 2018 Globes of the world, tables, crockery, necklaces of thousands of beads are all typically sold by their weight in lapis, $41 a pound to those in the know, often no extra charge for workmanship. Rod Nordland, New York Times, "There Are No Chickens on Chicken Street. Now There Are No Customers Either.," 22 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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crockery

noun

English Language Learners Definition of crockery

: pots or jars made of baked clay used for cooking

: plates, dishes, and cups used in dining

crockery

noun
crock·​ery | \ˈkrä-kə-rē \

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