: 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

Examples of Spode in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Advertisement - Continue Reading Below 16 Pulling Out Your Favorite Fall China The Spode Woodland collection will always be a favorite, but this harvest bird dinnerware set is duck-calling our name. Country Living Staff, Country Living, 28 July 2023 The glass-front cabinet above, which holds antique crystal from Melissa’s grandmother and some family Spode china, came out of a similarly aged house. Rhonda Reinhart, Country Living, 1 May 2023 This simple, yet beautiful commemorative mug from Spode is timeless. townandcountrymag.com, 10 Apr. 2023 Out came their Lenox, Wedgwood, Spode and other fine china, their Stieff, Wallace and Tiffany sterling and their crystal candle sticks. Diane Bellcolumnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 19 July 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Spode was in 1869

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Cite this Entry

“Spode.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Spode. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

Biographical Definition


biographical name

Josiah 1754–1827 English potter
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