graniteware

noun

gran·​ite·​ware ˈgra-nət-ˌwer How to pronounce graniteware (audio)
: ironware with grayish or bluish mottled enamel

Examples of graniteware in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Homegrown tomatoes, green beans, and corn – in addition to the vegetables cooked with the original roast – filled a large graniteware pot. Carolyn Hall, The Christian Science Monitor, 8 Mar. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1878, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of graniteware was in 1878

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“Graniteware.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/graniteware. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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