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Wedgwood

[wej-woo d] /ˈwɛdʒˌwʊd/
noun
1.
Josiah, 1730–95, English potter.
2.
Trademark. a brand of ceramic ware made by Josiah Wedgwood and his successors.
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British Dictionary definitions for josiah wedgwood

Wedgwood1

/ˈwɛdʒwʊd/
noun
1.
trademark
  1. pottery produced, esp during the late 18th and early 19th centuries, at the Wedgwood factories
  2. such pottery having applied classical decoration in white on a blue or other coloured ground
adjective
2.
relating to or characteristic of such pottery: Wedgwood blue

Wedgwood2

/ˈwɛdʒwʊd/
noun
1.
Josiah. 1730–95, British potter and industrialist, who founded several pottery works near Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire
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Word Origin and History for josiah wedgwood

wedgwood

n.

type of English pottery, 1787, from Josiah Wedgwood (1730-1795), English potter.

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