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stoneware

[ stohn-wair ]
/ ˈstoʊnˌwɛər /
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noun

a hard, opaque, vitrified ceramic ware.

RELATED WORDS

ceramics, porcelain, tile, brick, earthenware, crockery, firing, pottery, clay, service, tableware, ware

Nearby words

stones, precious, stonewall, stonewall jackson, stonewall riot, stonewalling, stoneware, stonewash, stonewashed, stonework, stonewort, stoney

Origin of stoneware

First recorded in 1675–85; stone + ware1
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British Dictionary definitions for stoneware

stoneware

/ (ˈstəʊnˌwɛə) /

noun

a hard opaque pottery, fired at a very high temperature

adjective

made of stoneware
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