biddery ware

Biddery ware

Bid"der*y ware`\ [From Beder or Bidar a town in India.] A kind of metallic ware made in India. The material is a composition of zinc, tin, and lead, in which ornaments of gold and silver are inlaid or damascened. [Spelt also bidry, bidree, bedery, beder.]
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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