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crockery

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Crockery was first seen written in 1755. It derived from the English word crock and suffix -ery. It was not used commonly until the 18th century.

NounEdit

crockery (countable and uncountable, plural crockeries)

  1. Plates, dishes and other eating and serving tableware, usually made of some ceramic material.
  2. Crocks, earthenware vessels, especially domestic utensils.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Krueger, Dennis (December 1982). "Why On Earth Do They Call It Throwing?" Studio Potter Vol. 11, Number 1.[1] (etymology)
  • Oxford English Dictionary.