crockery


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crock·er·y

 (krŏk′ə-rē)
n.
Earthenware.

crockery

(ˈkrɒkərɪ)
n
china dishes, earthen vessels, etc, collectively

crock•er•y

(ˈkrɒk ə ri)

n.
earthenware.
[1710–20]

Crockery

 earthen crocks or china collectively, 1755.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crockery - tableware (eating and serving dishes) collectivelycrockery - tableware (eating and serving dishes) collectively
chinaware, china - dishware made of high quality porcelain
cup - a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle; "he put the cup back in the saucer"; "the handle of the cup was missing"
dish - a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food; "we gave them a set of dishes for a wedding present"
egg cup, eggcup - dishware consisting of a small cup for serving a boiled egg
ovenware - heat-resistant dishware in which food can be cooked as well as served
tableware - articles for use at the table (dishes and silverware and glassware)
Translations
آنية فُخّاريّـه
nádobínádobí z kameniny
porcelænservice
astia
edények
leirvörur
lončena posoda
çanak çömlektoprak eşya

crockery

[ˈkrɒkərɪ] N (Brit) → loza f, vajilla f

crockery

[ˈkrɒkəri] nvaisselle f

crockery

n (Brit) → Geschirr nt

crockery

[ˈkrɒkərɪ] n (earthenware) → vasellame m (di terracotta); (plates, cups) → stoviglie fpl

crockery

(ˈkrokəri) noun
earthenware and china dishes, eg plate, cups, saucers etc. I've washed the crockery but the cutlery is still dirty.
References in classic literature ?
Among the oyster-shells were mixed many fragments of ancient, broken crockery ware.
You see, in addi- tion to the dinner-materials, which called for a suffi- ciently round sum, I had bought a lot of extras for the future comfort of the family: for instance, a big lot of wheat, a delicacy as rare to the tables of their class as was ice-cream to a hermit's; also a sizeable deal dinner-table; also two entire pounds of salt, which was another piece of extravagance in those people's eyes; also crockery, stools, the clothes, a small cask of beer, and so on.
By one of the parrots was a cat made of crockery, and a crockery dog by the other; and when you pressed down on them they squeaked, but didn't open their mouths nor look different nor interested.
You don't find that foreign birds and butterflies come and perch upon your crockery; you cannot be permitted to paint foreign birds and butterflies upon your crockery.
It's what I told you 'ud come, over and over again; and there's your month's wage gone, and more, to pay for that jug as I've had i' the house this ten year, and nothing ever happened to't before; but the crockery you've broke sin' here in th' house you've been 'ud make a parson swear--God forgi' me for saying so--an' if it had been boiling wort out o' the copper, it 'ud ha' been the same, and you'd ha' been scalded and very like lamed for life, as there's no knowing but what you will be some day if you go on; for anybody 'ud think you'd got the St.
My cicerone perceived the astonishment with which I gazed at this monument of savage crockery, and immediately addressed himself in the task of enlightening me: but all in vain; and to this hour the nature of the monument remains a complete mystery to me.
Tod amongst the broken crockery, and there was a terrific battle all over the kitchen.
She had undertaken to lay the table, to provide the linen, crockery, etc.
And when he would hear Tashtego singing out for him to produce himself, that his bones might be picked, the simple-witted Steward all but shattered the crockery hanging round him in the pantry, by his sudden fits of the palsy.
The very "marks" on the bottom of a piece of rare crockery are able to throw me into a gibbering ecstasy; and I could forsake a drowning relative to help dispute about whether the stopple of a departed Buon Retiro scent-bottle was genuine or spurious.
The aunts could hear her scurrying to and fro, beating up pillows and feather beds, flapping towels, jingling crockery, singing meanwhile in her clear voice:--
The floor is covered with smashed crockery from the dresser.