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Wedgwood

[ wej-wood ]
/ ˈwɛdʒˌwʊd /
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noun
Josiah, 1730–95, English potter.
Trademark. a brand of ceramic ware made by Josiah Wedgwood and his successors.
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British Dictionary definitions for Wedgwood (1 of 2)

Wedgwood1
/ (ˈwɛdʒwʊd) /

noun
trademark
  1. pottery produced, esp during the late 18th and early 19th centuries, at the Wedgwood factories
  2. such pottery having applied classical decoration in white on a blue or other coloured ground
adjective
relating to or characteristic of such potteryWedgwood blue

British Dictionary definitions for Wedgwood (2 of 2)

Wedgwood2
/ (ˈwɛdʒwʊd) /

noun
Josiah. 1730–95, British potter and industrialist, who founded several pottery works near Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire
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