n. pl. pot·ter·ies
1. Ware, such as vases, pots, bowls, or plates, shaped from moist clay and hardened by heat.
2. The craft or occupation of a potter.
3. The place where a potter works.
[French poterie, from Old French, from potier, potter, from pot, pot; see POTICHE.]
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