- a kind of ironware with a gray, stonelike enamel.
- pottery with a speckled appearance like that of granite.
- a semivitreous white pottery somewhat harder than earthenware.
Origin of graniteware
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Examples from the Web for graniteware
Put into a graniteware pan one cupful and a half cupful water and cook gently until bubbles begin to rise from bottom.
Cook together in a graniteware saucepan one cupful granulated sugar and half a cup of water until it spins a thread.
The store itself was full of all sorts of crockery and tin and graniteware, such as had never been seen there before.The Immigrant Tide, Its Ebb and Flow
Edward A. Steiner
They paid crude compliments to the girl who stood with graniteware coffeepot waiting to refill their cups.Plowing On Sunday
Graniteware, like glass and earthenware, makes a heavy crust on the dishes being baked in them.Mechanical Devices in the Home
Edith Louise Allen
- iron vessels coated with enamel of a granite-like appearance
- a type of very durable white semivitreous pottery
- a type of pottery with a speckled glaze
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