Pottery meaning

pŏtə-rē
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The craft or occupation of a potter.
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Ware, such as vases, pots, bowls, or plates, shaped from moist clay and hardened by heat.
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Fired ceramic wares that contain clay when formed.

The shelves were lined with pottery of all shapes and sizes.

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The potter's craft or art: making vessels from clay.

Bernard Leach was skilled at pottery.

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The place where a potter works.
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A place where earthenware is made; potter's workshop or factory.
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The art or occupation of a potter; ceramics.
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Pots, bowls, dishes, etc. made of clay hardened by heat; earthenware.
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(countable) A potter's shop or workshop, where pottery is made.

I visited the old potteries and saw the pots being made.

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Having to do with pottery.
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Origin of pottery

  • French poterie from Old French from potier potter from pot pot potiche

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French poterie [13c.], from potier (“potter"), from the root of pot

    From Wiktionary