a device with a rotating horizontal disk upon which clay is molded by a potter.
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Origin of potter's wheel
First recorded in 1720–30
Words nearby potter's wheel
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British Dictionary definitions for potter's wheel
a device with a horizontal rotating disc, on which clay is shaped into pots, bowls, etc, by hand
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