Belleek

Belleek

[buh-leek]
noun
a fragile Irish porcelain with a bright luster.
Also called Belleek ware.


Origin:
1865–70; after Belleek, town in Northern Ireland where it is made

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Belleek (bəˈliːk)
 
n
trademark
 a.  a kind of thin fragile porcelain with a lustrous glaze
 b.  (as modifier): a Belleek vase
 
[named after Belleek, a town in Northern Ireland where such porcelain is made]

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