Lowestoft ware


Lowes·​toft ware
variants or Lowestoft
plural -s
: a soft china made at Lowestoft, England from 1757 to 1802
: Chinese porcelain specially decorated (as with armorial bearings) for the English trade

called also Chinese export porcelain

Word History


from Lowestoft, city in eastern England

First Known Use

1790, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Lowestoft ware was in 1790

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“Lowestoft ware.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lowestoft%20ware. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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