Lowestoft ware

noun
Lowes·​toft ware | \ ˈlōzˌtȯft-, -ˌtäft-, -təft- \
variants: or Lowestoft
plural -s

Definition of Lowestoft ware

1 : a soft china made at Lowestoft, England from 1757 to 1802
2 : Chinese porcelain specially decorated (as with armorial bearings) for the English trade

called also Chinese export porcelain

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First Known Use of Lowestoft ware

1790, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Lowestoft ware

from Lowestoft, city in eastern England

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“Lowestoft ware.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lowestoft%20ware. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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