Spode

noun

: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Spode was in 1869

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“Spode.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Spode. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

Biographical Definition

Spode

biographical name

Josiah 1754–1827 English potter
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