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

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a display of beautifully hand-painted crockery on the kitchen countertop
Recent Examples on the Web Fourteen West Bengali artists spent nearly a month painting jungle foliage in the style of Henri Rousseau on the walls, only to have those walls covered in countless pieces of art, artifacts and crockery. New York Times, 22 June 2022 The store carried hardware, agricultural implements, glass, paint, kitchen appliances, crockery, groceries, meats, clothing, footwear, jewelry, books, and religious articles among other items. cleveland, 4 June 2022 There are still do not disturb signs, menus, folders of guest information, time sheets, crockery, and all sorts of other things among the debris. Kent Russell, Harper’s Magazine , 25 May 2022 Dishes from conceptual tasting menus are served in custom red crockery. Los Angeles Times, 22 Apr. 2022 Just as impressive is the list of one-of-a-kind accessories, which include dashboard clocks made by Bovet (more on those below), a champagne cooler, a unique crockery set by Christofle of Paris and a matching parasol. Sean Evans, Robb Report, 8 Feb. 2022 This invisible barrier between actor and character only comes down when a bearlike Peter is bellowing and hurling crockery. Jessica Kiang, Variety, 10 Feb. 2022 Connoisseurs of crockery and tableware might even have likened the sight to a setting of Wedgwood china, with a bit of morning breeze constantly rearranging the pattern. Washington Post, 25 Dec. 2021 The picnic banquet for ten, designed by The Federicas in collaboration with Hesteria Floristeria, took place at a table designed in shades of blue contrasted with mustards, pinks, and old clay crockery. Carrie Goldberg, Harper's BAZAAR, 26 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of crockery

1715, in the meaning defined above

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“Crockery.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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