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graniteware

[ gran-it-wair ]

noun

  1. a kind of ironware with a gray, stonelike enamel.
  2. pottery with a speckled appearance like that of granite.
  3. a semivitreous white pottery somewhat harder than earthenware.


graniteware

/ ˈɡrænɪtˌwɛə /

noun

  1. iron vessels coated with enamel of a granite-like appearance
  2. a type of very durable white semivitreous pottery
  3. a type of pottery with a speckled glaze


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Word History and Origins

Origin of graniteware1

First recorded in 1890–95; granite + ware 1

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Example Sentences

Stew pans are proving satisfactory when made of aluminum and of high-grade graniteware.

High-grade graniteware is not as readily affected by acids as the low, cheap grade.

Graniteware, like glass and earthenware, makes a heavy crust on the dishes being baked in them.

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.

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