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 For more than five decades, Zagar has been installing mosaics—made of everything from mirrors and Mexican crockery to old wine bottles and ceramic baby dolls—that glint and catch the sun along South Philly’s side streets. Dina Litovsky, National Geographic, "Here’s why you’ll fall in love with Philadelphia," 14 Dec. 2019 Given the low-margin nature of so many of the products (batteries, crockery, paper clips), profit is significantly less than that. Washington Post, "Amazon May Have Invited Big Risk Without Much Reward," 20 Sep. 2019 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

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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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28 Dec 2019

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“Crockery.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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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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