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 ?
Whether that mattress was stuffed with corn-cobs or broken crockery, there is no telling, but I rolled about a good deal, and could not sleep for a long time.
There was more agony and another paper for Elzbieta to sign, and then one night when Jurgis came home, he was told the breathless tidings that the furniture had arrived and was safely stowed in the house: a parlor set of four pieces, a bedroom set of three pieces, a dining room table and four chairs, a toilet set with beautiful pink roses painted all over it, an assortment of crockery, also with pink roses--and so on.
The assemblage rose, whiffed ceremony to the winds, and rushed for the door like a mob; overturning chairs, smashing crockery, tugging, struggling, shouldering, crowding -- anything to get out before I should change my mind and puff the castle into the measureless dim vacancies of space.
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.
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.
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 upshot of which, was, to smash this witness like a crockery vessel, and shiver his part of the case to useless lumber.
Joe put clean white curtains up, and tacked a new flowered-flounce across the wide chimney to replace the old one, and uncovered the little state parlour across the passage, which was never uncovered at any other time, but passed the rest of the year in a cool haze of silver paper, which even extended to the four little white crockery poodles on the mantelshelf, each with a black nose and a basket of flowers in his mouth, and each the counterpart of the other.
Tod amongst the broken crockery, and there was a terrific battle all over the kitchen.
The floor is covered with smashed crockery from the dresser.
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.