crockery

[krok-uh-ree]
noun
crocks collectively; earthenware.

Origin:
1710–20; crock1 + -ery

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

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crockery
"earthen vessels collectively," 1719 (in crockery-ware); see crock + -ery.
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crockery definition


  1. n.
    the teeth. (See also China.) : I gotta go to the dentist for some work on my crockery.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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Example sentences
Each of its suites has a full kitchen, and comes complete with appliances,
  utensils and crockery.
These units offer kitchens equipped with cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery
  and dining facilities.
So they lived on what she had earned as long as it lasted, then the husband
  bought a lot of new crockery.
But it may not be long before the crockery is flying again.
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