agateware

[ag-it-wair]

Origin of agateware

First recorded in 1855–60; agate + ware1
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Examples from the Web for agateware

Historical Examples of agateware

  • Weimer dumped ham and onions into an agateware basin, and set it on the table.


British Dictionary definitions for agateware

agateware

noun
  1. ceramic ware made to resemble agate or marble
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