Definition of earthenware
: ceramic ware made of slightly porous opaque clay fired at low heat
Examples of earthenware in a Sentence
The dish is made of earthenware.
a wide array of hand-painted earthenware available at the craft fair
Recent Examples of earthenware from the Web
Creamy white beans, pork belly, and peppery Toulouse sausage fill an earthenware bowl.
It has been prepared for more than 200 years in earthenware baking-dishes or directly in ovens.
One of the oldest surviving maps, scratched onto an earthenware plate in Mesopotamia more than 4,000 years ago, depicts mountains as a series of little domes.
Glazed earthenware tiles by the American artist Nick Mauss have a painterly touch similar to those by Burle Marx on view.
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First Known Use of earthenware
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Definition of earthenware for Students
: things (as dishes) made of baked clay
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