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Meaning of POTTERY

Pronunciation:  'pâturee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the craft of making earthenware
  2. [n]  ceramic ware made from clay and baked in a kiln
  3. [n]  a workshop where clayware is made

POTTERY is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: clayware
 See Also: agateware, ceramic ware, clay, craft, lusterware, shop, trade, Wedgwood, workshop



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pot"ter*y\, n.; pl. {Potteries}. [F. poterie, fr. pot.
See {Pot}.]
1. The vessels or ware made by potters; earthenware, glazed
   and baked.

2. The place where earthen vessels are made.

Easton Bible Dictionary

the art of, was early practised among all nations. Various materials seem to have been employed by the potter. Earthenware is mentioned in connection with the history of Melchizedek (Gen. 14:18), of Abraham (18:4-8), of Rebekah (27:14), of Rachel (29:2, 3, 8, 10). The potter's wheel is mentioned by Jeremiah (18:3). See also 1 Chr. 4:23; Ps. 2:9; Isa. 45:9; 64:8; Jer. 19:1; Lam. 4:2; Zech. 11:13; Rom. 9:21.

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