Definition of Potteries

1. Proper noun. (British) An area in the West Midlands of England based around Stoke-On-Trent. Considered to be the main centre of the pottery industry. ¹

2. Noun. (plural of pottery) ¹

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Definition of Potteries

1. pottery [n] - See also: pottery

Lexicographical Neighbors of Potteries

potter's field
potter's fields
potter's rot
potter's wheel
potter about
potter around
potter bee
potter wasp
pottered about
pottered around
pottering about
pottering around
potters about
potters around

Literary usage of Potteries

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. History of Ancient Pottery: Egyptian, Assyrian, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman by Samuel Birch (1873)
"IT now remains to enumerate the principal localities in which the existence of potteries is mentioned by ancient authors, as well as those in which the ..."

2. Monopoly and Trade Restraint Cases: Including Conspiracy, Injunction, Quo by John Lewson (1908)
"The Trenton Potteries Company acquired, by purchase, the property and business of ... Some of these vendors, having violated their agreement, the Potteries ..."

3. A Selection of Cases on the Law of Private Corporations by Leslie Jay Tompkins (1908)
"TRENTON Potteries COMPANY v. OLIPHANT et al.1 58 New Jersey Equity Reports 507 (1899). BILL by the plaintiffs, a New Jersey corporation, ..."

4. The Industries of New South Wales by Charles Lyne (1882)
"Potteries AND BRICK MANUFACTURE. TURNING from these industries to one of another description, which is of a highly important character, and is conducted on ..."

5. Archaeologia, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity by Society of Antiquaries of London (1853)
"An Account of Excavations on the Site of some Ancient Potteries in the Western District of the New Forest: by JOHN YONGE AKERMAN, Esq. Secretary. Read Jan. ..."

6. The Popular History of England: An Illustrated History of Society and by Charles Knight (1859)
"These clays were prepared and dried in the sun ; and from these " sun-kiln potteries " was turned out a coarse porous ware, which was called " butter-ware ..."

7. Transactions by Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire (1881)
"THE history of the Liverpool potteries has been treated of twice before in the Transactions ... To the brick-making succeeded the clay potteries; to them, ..."

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