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queen's ware

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noun
a hard, cream-colored earthenware, perfected c1765 by Wedgwood.
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Origin of queen's ware

First recorded in 1760–70
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British Dictionary definitions for queen's ware

Queensware

Queen's ware

/ (ˈkwiːnzˌwɛə) /

noun
a type of light white earthenware with a brilliant glaze developed from creamware by Josiah Wedgwood and named in honour of his patroness, Queen Charlotte
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