redware

noun
red·ware | \ˈred-ˌwer \

Definition of redware 

: earthenware pottery made of clay containing considerable iron oxide

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Its potters are nationally known for their exquisite polychrome redware and black-on-polished-black pottery. Frank O. Sotomayor, latimes.com, "At Puye Cliffs, N.M., travelers are in the grasp of a fascinating Native American history," 8 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of redware

1699, in the meaning defined above

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