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Potteries

[ pot-uh-reez ]

noun

  1. the, a district in central England famous for the manufacture of pottery and china. The towns comprising this district were combined in 1910 to form Stoke-on-Trent.


Potteries

/ ˈpɒtərɪz /

plural noun

  1. the Potteries
    the Potteries sometimes functioning as singular a region of W central England, in Staffordshire, in which the china and earthenware industries are concentrated


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Example Sentences

Across the river was the hunched sky-line of Doulton's potteries, and a kiln flared redly.

This was the Staffordshire, which we had named for the great potteries in England from which we got so much of our import freight.

Some deep metaphysician of the potteries, who might have added that they have also quick eyes, and sometimes silent tongues.

Mortlake has lost its tapestry works and its potteries, but it has retained its brewery.

A manufactory of pottery flourished here from about 1650 to 1780, but there were also potteries early in the 16th century.

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