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Definition of crockery noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    crockery

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈkrɒkəri//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkrɑːkəri//
     
    [uncountable] At the dining table, Departments in stores
     
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  1. 1(especially British English) plates, cups, dishes, etc. They would like crockery and cutlery as wedding presents. See related entries: At the dining table, Departments in stores
  2. 2(North American English) dishes, etc. that you use in the oven See related entries: Departments in stores
  3. Word Origin early 18th cent.: from obsolete crocker ‘potter’, from crock ‘earthenware pot or jar, item of crockery’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: crockery