- fine-quality porcelain ware produced in Stoke-on-Trent since 1793
- (as modifier)Minton plate
C19: named after Thomas Minton (1765–1836), English potter
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Examples from the Web for minton
On this night, while the party were at cards, "Wild Dick" Minton entered.The Hunted Outlaw
"When you get too old to work they chuck you away," said Minton.Kipps
H. G. Wells
“Hello, Robson,” sung out Minton, when this was accomplished.
What have you been doing about sentry-go, Minton, up till now?
They were passing a saloon, and Minton turned his steps towards it.Mark Mason's Victory</p>