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agateware

[ ag-it-wair ]
/ ˈæg ɪtˌwɛər /
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noun
steel or iron household ware enameled in an agatelike pattern.
pottery variegated to resemble agate.
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Origin of agateware

First recorded in 1855–60; agate + ware1

Words nearby agateware

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How to use agateware in a sentence

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

  • A steaming agateware can of water stood on the floor just inside this door.

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British Dictionary definitions for agateware

agateware
/ (ˈæɡɪtˌwɛə) /

noun
ceramic ware made to resemble agate or marble
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