red·​ware | \ ˈred-ˌwer How to pronounce redware (audio) \

Definition of redware

: earthenware pottery made of clay containing considerable iron oxide

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Recent Examples on the Web Its potters are nationally known for their exquisite polychrome redware and black-on-polished-black pottery. Frank O. Sotomayor,, "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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“Redware.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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