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potterymore about pottery


  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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. 
  2.  The  place  where  earthen  vessels  are  made 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  made  from  clay  and  baked  in  a  kiln  [syn:  {clayware}] 
  2:  the  craft  of  making  earthenware 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
  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. 

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