The Potbank Dictionary - here are those strange and special terms, such as saggar makers bottom knocker, wedging, and ginneter that were, at one time, very common in the north Staffordshire Potteries. There's also the special dialect of the district.
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With over 10,000 terms, the Potbank Dictionary explains and demystifies the peculiar words and phrases collected during a lifetime in potbanks. Some are specific to a particular factory, others are quite common and some are quite technical. Much of the language is dying out as potbanks (pottery factories) are closed, skills are lost and manufacturing methods change.
This is not a particularly academic work but it is factual and is rather quirky on places! Established in 1976 by Terry Woolliscroft and constantly updated. This site was archived for preservation by the British Library.
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