Astbury

noun
Ast·​bury | \ ˈas(t)b(ə)rē, -ri \
variants: or Astburyware \ ˈ⸗(⸗)⸗ˌ⸗ \
plural -s

Definition of Astbury

: 18th century English pottery including red stoneware with sprigged or molded ornamentation and mottled lead-glazed earthenware figures

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History and Etymology for Astbury

after John Astbury †1743 English potter

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“Astbury.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Astbury. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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