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crockery

[krok-uh-ree]
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noun
  1. crocks collectively; earthenware.
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Origin of crockery

First recorded in 1710–20; crock1 + -ery
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crockery

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

n.

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

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