queen's ware

or queens·ware

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noun

a hard, cream-colored earthenware, perfected c1765 by Wedgwood.

Nearby words

  1. queen's regulations,
  2. queen's remembrancer,
  3. queen's scout,
  4. queen's shilling,
  5. queen's speech,
  6. queen's-pawn openings,
  7. queen-anne,
  8. queen-cup,
  9. queen-size,
  10. queenborough in sheppey

Origin of queen's ware

First recorded in 1760–70

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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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