stoneware

noun stone·ware \ ˈstōn-ˌwer \
Updated on: 27 Mar 2018

Definition of stoneware

: a strong opaque ceramic ware that is high-fired, well vitrified, and nonporous

Examples of stoneware in a Sentence

  1. collects 19th-century English stoneware, especially soup tureens

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First Known Use of stoneware

1683

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Definition of stoneware for English Language Learners

  • : objects made of a special baked clay



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