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barbotine

[bahr-buh-teen]
noun
  1. a thin clay paste for making ceramic decorations in low relief.
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Origin of barbotine

1860–65; < French, equivalent to barbot(er) to dabble, splash about (of a duck, etc.) + -ine -ine2
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Historical Examples of barbotine

  • Underglaze or Barbotine colours should be used, and they should be put on in thin washes.

    The Girl's Own Paper, Vol. VIII: No. 356, October 23, 1886.

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