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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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How to use queen's ware in a sentence
The sales of Queensware, less reliably taken, reach two hundred and sixty-five thousand (265,000) dollars.
A silk dress may be washed in this manner, putting the camphine into a large queensware-foot-bath.Miss Leslie's Lady's New Receipt-Book|Eliza Leslie
Put them into broad stone or queensware pots, and tie them up with brandy-paper.Domestic French Cookery, 4th ed.|Sulpice Baru
British Dictionary definitions for queen's ware
/ (ˈkwiːnzˌwɛə) /
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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