slip·​ware | \ ˈslip-ˌwer How to pronounce slipware (audio) \

Definition of slipware

: pottery coated with slip to improve or decorate the surface

Examples of slipware in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to Robert Hunter, an archaeologist and the editor of the journal Ceramics in America, research suggests that the slipware pottery found in Philadelphia was made by French or German potters working in the city. Peter Libbey, New York Times, "Long Buried Colonial Pottery to Make Its Modern Debut," 17 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of slipware

1883, in the meaning defined above

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“Slipware.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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