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delft

[ delft ]
/ dɛlft /
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noun
earthenware having an opaque white glaze with an overglaze decoration, usually in blue.
any pottery resembling this.
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Also delf [delf]. /dɛlf/.
Also called delft ware .

Origin of delft

First recorded in 1705–15; after Delft

Other definitions for delft (2 of 2)

Delft
[ delft ]
/ dɛlft /

noun
a city in W Netherlands.
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British Dictionary definitions for delft

Delft
/ (dɛlft) /

noun
a town in the SW Netherlands, in South Holland province. Pop: 97 000 (2003 est)
Also called: delftware tin-glazed earthenware made in Delft since the 17th century, typically having blue decoration on a white ground
a similar earthenware made in England
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