redware

1
[ red-wair ]
/ ˈrɛdˌwɛər /
|

noun

an early American earthenware made from red clay.

Nearby words

  1. reduplicative,
  2. reduviid,
  3. reduviidae,
  4. redux,
  5. reduzate,
  6. redwing,
  7. redwood,
  8. redwood city,
  9. redwood national park,
  10. redwood seconds

Origin of redware

1
First recorded in 1790–1800; red1 + ware1

redware

2
[ red-wair ]
/ ˈrɛdˌwɛər /

noun

a large brown seaweed, Laminaria digitata, common off northern Atlantic coasts.

Origin of redware

2
1700–10; red1 + dial. ware (Middle English; Old English wār seaweed; see wire)

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Examples from the Web for redware

  • “Sarah, he will not go,” cried Lady 167 Redware, as her friend entered the room.

    A Rose of a Hundred Leaves|Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • He had also a fresh, pressing anxiety to see his sister, who was Lady of Redware Manor.

    A Rose of a Hundred Leaves|Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • At the same hour the same kind of mental thunder-storm was prevailing over 166 all common-sense at Redware Hall.

    A Rose of a Hundred Leaves|Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • I remember one day at Redware being sharply requested to keep silence on that subject.

    A Rose of a Hundred Leaves|Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr


British Dictionary definitions for redware

redware

/ (ˈrɛdˌwɛə) /

noun

another name for kelp (def. 1)
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Word Origin and History for redware

redware

n.

also red ware, type of pottery, 1690s, from red (adj.1) + ware (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper