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Meaning of POTTERY

Pronunciation:  'pâturee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Definition: 
\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
 
 Definition: 

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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