Albany slip


: a clay slip rich in natural fluxes that is used as a brown to black glaze on high-fired ceramic wares (as stoneware)

Word History


from Albany, New York

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Albany slip was in 1875

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“Albany slip.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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