redware

1
[ red-wair ]
/ ˈrɛdˌwɛər /

noun

an early American earthenware made from red clay.

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Origin of redware

1
First recorded in 1790–1800; red1 + ware1

Definition for redware (2 of 2)

redware2
[ 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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Example sentences 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.

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British Dictionary definitions for redware

redware
/ (ˈrɛdˌwɛə) /

noun

another name for kelp (def. 1)
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