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redware1

[red-wair] /ˈrɛdˌwɛər/
noun
1.
an early American earthenware made from red clay.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; red1 + ware1

redware2

[red-wair] /ˈrɛdˌwɛər/
noun
1.
a large brown seaweed, Laminaria digitata, common off northern Atlantic coasts.
Origin
1700-10; red1 + dial. ware (Middle English; Old English wār seaweed; see wire)
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Examples from the web for redware
  • redware was used primarily at the table, for its porosity rendered it less desirable for prolonged food storage.
  • Four undecorated redware milk pans comprise the dairy wares.
  • Dishes and other items that are in the kitchen included tinware and redware-both pictured below.
  • They did know what the fragments of the redware were used for.
  • redware was the predominant historic ceramic type in all site areas.
British Dictionary definitions for redware

redware

/ˈrɛdˌwɛə/
noun
1.
another name for kelp (sense 1)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for redware
n.

also red ware, type of pottery, 1690s, from red (adj.1) + ware (n.).

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