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stoneware

[stohn-wair] /ˈstoʊnˌwɛər/
noun
1.
a hard, opaque, vitrified ceramic ware.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; stone + ware1
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Examples from the web for stoneware
  • Frost-proof stoneware containers add hits of color throughout the landscape.
  • Artifacts recovered included whole bottles and stoneware jugs.
  • Stronger and denser than earthenware, stoneware served a variety of domestic uses.
  • Janice's work often features stoneware tableware as well as vases and teapots.
  • He works with high fired stoneware clay and makes a variety of items for kitchen and table use.
  • She produces traditional wheel-thrown stoneware pottery, fired in a propane kiln.
British Dictionary definitions for stoneware

stoneware

/ˈstəʊnˌwɛə/
noun
1.
a hard opaque pottery, fired at a very high temperature
adjective
2.
made of stoneware
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