Worcester

noun
Worces·ter | \ˈwu̇-stər \

Definition of Worcester 

(Entry 1 of 3)

: low-fired porcelain containing a frit and steatite produced at Worcester, England, from about 1751

called also Worcester china, Worcester porcelain

Worcester

biographical name
Worces·ter | \ˈwu̇-stər \

Definition of Worcester (Entry 2 of 3)

Joseph Emerson 1784–1865 American lexicographer

Worcester

geographical name
Worces·ter | \ˈwu̇s-tər \

Definition of Worcester (Entry 3 of 3)

1 city in east central Massachusetts west of Boston population 181,045

2 or Worcestershire \-tər-ˌshir, -tə-ˌshir, -shər \ county of west central England; capital Worcester area 704 square miles (1823 square kilometers), population 566,000

3 city and capital of Worcestershire and formerly capital of Hereford and Worcester population 100,000

First Known Use of Worcester

Noun

1783, in the meaning defined above

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