delft·​ware | \ ˈdelft-ˌwer How to pronounce delftware (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web All of ceramics are adorned with a grass landscape in cornflower blue—the same shade used across various pottery, from ancient Persian creations to Chinese porcelain, to Dutch delftware. Vogue, "Behold, Virgil Abloh and Off-White Just Launched the Coolest Home Collection," 16 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of delftware

1699, in the meaning defined above

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“Delftware.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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