cream·​ware ˈkrēm-ˌwer How to pronounce creamware (audio)
: earthenware having a cream-colored glaze

Examples of creamware in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This creamware service is a mixed set and includes Wedgewood and Minton designs (the lot includes 30 dinner plates, 13 dessert plates, eight trays, and a single egg cup, among other items). Angela Serratore, Curbed, 3 Nov. 2023 Interior designer Sophie Rowell hung different styles and shades of traditional creamware in her home in Folkestone, England, letting the flowing arrangement follow a quirky bend in the wall. Lexi Mainland,, 10 May 2023 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, 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, 15 June 2010

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Word History

First Known Use

1780, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of creamware was in 1780

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“Creamware.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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