- a hard, opaque, vitrified ceramic ware.
Origin of stoneware
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Examples from the Web for stoneware
The latter may have been pewter or German stoneware with pewter mounts.The Cultural History of Marlborough, Virginia
C. Malcolm Watkins
Hard-fired wares are divided into two classes, porcelain and stoneware.The Potter's Craft
Charles F. Binns
The clay liquor ought to be in keeping with the stoneware paste.
This opening into the watches is closed by a stopper of stoneware.
Stoneware is equally opaque, but it is as hard as porcelain.Chats on Old Earthenware
- a hard opaque pottery, fired at a very high temperature
- made of stoneware
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