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agateware

[ag-it-wair] /ˈæg ɪtˌwɛər/
noun
1.
steel or iron household ware enameled in an agatelike pattern.
2.
pottery variegated to resemble agate.
Origin of agateware
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60; agate + ware1
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  • Weimer dumped ham and onions into an agateware basin, and set it on the table.

    Ross Grant Tenderfoot John Garland
British Dictionary definitions for agateware

agateware

/ˈæɡɪtˌwɛə/
noun
1.
ceramic ware made to resemble agate or marble
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