cream·​ware | \ ˈkrēm-ˌwer How to pronounce creamware (audio) \

Definition of creamware

: earthenware having a cream-colored glaze

Examples of creamware in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This teapot is in the style of Thomas Whieldon, a successful English potter who partnered with Wedgwood in his factory between 1754 and 1759, chiefly to improve the lead glazes for creamware pieces like this. Catherine Bindman, The New York Review of Books, "Teapots, Silver, and Tapestry: The Met’s New British Galleries," 17 Apr. 2020 Our favorites include these creamware mugs, molded from white Cornish clay and coated in a clear glaze, which were first made in a village outside Leeds in the mid 18th century. Peter Terzian, ELLE Decor, "Tea and Sympathy," 15 June 2010

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First Known Use of creamware

1780, in the meaning defined above

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“Creamware.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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