[pot-uh-reez] /ˈpɒt ə riz/
the, a district in central England famous for the manufacture of pottery and china. The towns comprising this district were combined in 1910 to form Stoke-on-Trent.
[pot-uh-ree] /ˈpɒt ə ri/
noun, plural potteries.
ceramic ware, especially earthenware and stoneware.
the art or business of a ; ceramics.
a place where earthen or vessels are made.
(sometimes functioning as sing) the Potteries, a region of W central England, in Staffordshire, in which the china and earthenware industries are concentrated
noun (pl) -teries
articles, vessels, etc, made from earthenware and dried and baked in a kiln
a place where such articles are made
the craft or business of making such articles
late 15c., “a potter’s workshop,” from Old French poterie (13c.), from potier (see potter (n.)). Attested from 1727 as “the potter’s art;” from 1785 as “potteryware.”
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.
[pot-er] /ˈpɒt ər/ verb (used without object), noun, Chiefly British. 1. 1 . /ˈpɒtə/ noun 1. a person who makes pottery /ˈpɒtə/ verb 1. (intransitive; often foll by about or around) to busy oneself in a desultory though agreeable manner 2. (intransitive; often foll by along or about) to move with little energy or direction: […]
noun 1. any of several mason wasps, especially of the genus Eumenes, that construct a juglike nest of mud. noun 1. any of various solitary wasps of the genus Eumenes, which construct vaselike cells of mud or clay, in which they lay their eggs: family Vespidae
[pot-uh-ree] /ˈpɒt ə ri/ noun, plural potteries. 1. ceramic ware, especially earthenware and stoneware. 2. the art or business of a ; ceramics. 3. a place where earthen or vessels are made. /ˈpɒtərɪ/ noun (pl) -teries 1. articles, vessels, etc, made from earthenware and dried and baked in a kiln 2. a place where such […]
noun 1. enriched topsoil for potting plants, especially house plants. noun a mixture of loam, peat, sand, and nutrients and used as a growing medium for plants in pots