Spode

noun \ ˈspōd \

Definition of Spode

:ceramic ware (such as bone china, stone china, or Parian ware) made at the works established by Josiah Spode in 1770 at Stoke in Staffordshire, England

First Known Use of spode

1869


Spode

biographical name \ ˈspōd \

Definition of Spode

Josiah 1754–1827 English potter

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