crockery crockery  /ˈkrɑ kə ri/

Definition(s):

  • (n) tableware (eating and serving dishes) collectively

Usage(s):

  1. A peddler, Jacob moved into the hardware and crockery business, and at one time the family had four stores.
  2. And Clint, thinking more about storytelling craft than Cannes crockery, would say, Sure.
  3. They raided cafes for dishes and glasses to throw, knives and forks to brandish, chased each other up the beaches and down the streets under a hail of rocks and crockery.

News

  1. Ottawa County fire department receives $117,000 grant

    Crockery Township one of three West Michigan departments to receive FEMA money to boost safety
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Holland Sentinel

  2. Three West Michigan fire departments receive FEMA grant

    The Crockery Township Fire Department is in line for more than $100,000 in federal grant funding, Michigan senators announced Thursday. Other fire departments set to obtain funding from the grant are Berrien Springs/Oronoko Fire Department and Fremont Fire Department.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Grand Rapids Press

Quotes

  1. Norm Ornstein, a political scientist at the American Enterprise Institute and a close Franken friend, said that while Franken could "use his celebrity to break a lot of crockery," it would be the exact wrong thing to do.
    on Jul 14, 2009 By: Norman Ornstein Source: USA Today

  2. "You'd be sitting waiting for a decision and all that you could hear was the crockery being thrown around the kitchen," said Mr Taylor.
    on Jun 18, 2007 By: Matthew Taylor Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. Talking about this association, Bipasha Basu said, "I am very happy to be associated with the premium brand of crockery like Diva, which is first of its kind in the Indian crockery industry. The Diva range also has elegant designs, mostly targeted...
    on Oct 15, 2009 By: Bipasha Basu Source: Oneindia

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