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Belleek

[buh-leek] /bəˈlik/
noun
1.
a fragile Irish porcelain with a bright luster.
Also called Belleek ware.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; after Belleek, town in Northern Ireland where it is made
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Belleek

/bəˈliːk/
noun
1.
trademark
  1. a kind of thin fragile porcelain with a lustrous glaze
  2. (as modifier): a Belleek vase
Word Origin
named after Belleek, a town in Northern Ireland where such porcelain is made
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