Definition of Pottery

1. Noun. Ceramic ware made from clay and baked in a kiln.

Exact synonyms: Clayware
Specialized synonyms: Agateware, Lusterware, Wedgwood
Generic synonyms: Ceramic Ware
Terms within: Clay



2. Noun. The craft of making earthenware.
Generic synonyms: Craft, Trade

3. Noun. A workshop where clayware is made.
Generic synonyms: Shop, Workshop

Definition of Pottery

1. n. The vessels or ware made by potters; earthenware, glazed and baked.

Definition of Pottery

1. Noun. Fired ceramic wares that contain clay when formed ¹

2. Noun. A potter's shop or workshop, where pottery is made ¹

3. Noun. The potter's craft or art: making vessels from clay ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pottery

1. ware molded from clay and hardened by heat [n -TERIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pottery

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pottered about
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potterers
potteress
potteresses
potteries
pottering
pottering about
pottering around
potteringly
potters
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potters around
pottery (current term)
pottier
potties
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pottiness
pottinesses
potting
pottle
pottles
potto
pottos
potts
pottsite
potty
potty-mouthed

Literary usage of Pottery

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"According to popular tradition, it method for the decoration of pottery in various ... We know from various sources that lus t red pottery from the Balearic ..."

2. Antiquities of the Mesa Verde National Park, Cliff Palace by Jesse Walter Fewkes (1911)
"RELATIONS AS DETERMINED BY pottery In the report on Spruce-tree House, using pottery as a basis, the prehistoric culture of the Southwest, including the ..."

3. The Great industries of the United States: being an historical summary of by Horace Greeley (1873)
"The frequent use in the Old Testament of the terms taken from this industry, and the numerous cases in which figures are drawn from articles of pottery, ..."

4. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"pottery is made in almost every village, from the small vessels required in cooking ... Sind pottery. In Sind and the Southern Punjab the potter's craft has ..."

5. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting (1908)
"THE PUEBLO INDIAN pottery REMARKS OF MISS JOSEPHINE FOARD Mr. Smiley, Ladies and Gentlemen: Mohonk Lake is the mother of the Pueblo Indian pottery at ..."

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