Pottery Pot"ter*y, n.; pl. {Potteries}. [F. poterie, fr. pot. See {Pot}.] 1. The vessels or ware made by potters; earthenware, glazed and baked. [1913 Webster]

2. The place where earthen vessels are made. [1913 Webster]

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  • Potteries — can refer to:* Pottery, or pottery manufacturing * The Stoke on Trent area, known as the Staffordshire Potteries after its once important ceramics industry * The Potteries Urban Area, a conurbation recognised by the Office for National Statistics …   Wikipedia

  • Potteries — (spr. ris, »Töpfereien«), ein Bezirk in der engl. Grafschaft Stafford, Hauptsitz der Porzellanmanufaktur Englands, umfaßt sieben größere Städte (Burslem, Hanley, Stoke upon Trent, Newcastle under Lyme, Longton, Tunstall und Fenton) nebst… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Potteries — Pottĕries (d.i. Töpfereien), Fabrikgegend im nordwestl. Teil der engl. Grafsch. Stafford, liefert das berühmte engl. Steingut etc., umfaßt das an Eisenerzen, Kohlen und Töpferton reiche Tal des obern Trent in einer Ausdehnung von 11 13 km und… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Potteries — d.h. Töpfereien, heißt ein Fabrikdistrict in der engl. Grafschaft Strafford, der das berühmte engl. Steingut und Thongeschirr liefert, eine Industrie, die von Wedgewood gegründet sich immer mehr gehoben hat; der District umfaßt 21/2 QM. und zählt …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Potteries — Pot|ter|ies the Potteries a part of Staffordshire in the ↑Midlands of England which is a centre for the ↑china and ↑pottery industry …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Potteries — /pot euh reez/, n. 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. Also called Five Towns. Cf. Stoke on Trent. * * * …   Universalium

  • Potteries — noun An area in the West Midlands of England based around . Considered to be the main centre of the pottery industry …   Wiktionary

  • Potteries — n. district in west central England (the center for the manufacture of china and earthenware since the 16th century) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • potteries — pot·ter·y || pÉ‘tÉ™rɪ / pÉ’t n. art of working with clay; vessels made of ceramic; potter s workshop …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Potteries — /ˈpɒtəriz/ (say potuhreez) noun the, a district in central England, in Staffordshire, where pottery is a major industry …   Australian English dictionary

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