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Flying crockery? (6)

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I believe the answer is:

saucer

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Here is my best explanation:

This clue might be a double definition.

'flying' is the first definition.
Although both the answer and definition are singular nouns, I cannot see how one could define the other.

'crockery?' is the second definition.
(saucer is a kind of crockery)

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This clue was last seen in Evening Standard

(Other definitions for saucer that I've seen before include "Dish under cup", "Small shallow dish", "Use car (anag.)", "less than a plate?", "A small shallow curved dish", "part of the service", "Car use (anag)", "See 1", "Piece of crockery, maybe flying" and "It may be flying or on the table".)

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