crockery

[krok-uh-ree]

noun

crocks collectively; earthenware.

Nearby words

  1. crochetwork,
  2. crocidolite,
  3. crock,
  4. crock-pot,
  5. crocked,
  6. crocket,
  7. crockett,
  8. crockett, davy,
  9. crockford,
  10. crocodile

Origin of crockery

First recorded in 1710–20; crock1 + -ery

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British Dictionary definitions for crockery

crockery

noun

china dishes, earthen vessels, etc, collectively
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Word Origin and History for crockery

crockery

n.

"earthen vessels collectively," 1719 (in crockery-ware); see crock + -ery.

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