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agateware

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

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

Historical Examples

  • 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

noun
  1. ceramic ware made to resemble agate or marble
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