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(Ceramics) trademark
a. a kind of thin fragile porcelain with a lustrous glaze
b. (as modifier): a Belleek vase.
[named after Belleek, a town in Northern Ireland where such porcelain is made]



a fragile Irish porcelain with a bright luster. Also called Belleek′ ware`.
[1865–70; after Belleek, town in Northern Ireland where it is made]
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While Barry gulped twenty-five cent tea from a large and heavy mug, Mercedes sipped three-dollar tea from a tiny cup of Belleek, rose-tinted, fragile as all egg-shell.
Peter and Katriona Cox shook their heads as jurors also acquitted John Michael Fahy of careless driving near Belleek, Co Fermanagh, on January 14, 2013.
A woman was assaulted at a house on Newry Road, Belleek, Co Fermanagh, at around 6.
Irish craft mugs from Belleek come as a set of four.
And so in 1857, the Belleek pottery manufactory was born, with Armstrong as the driving force.
The vastmajority of pieces designed at the Belleek factory have historically drawn on nature for their inspiration.
Ruby glass, Minton china, Belleek cups, odd cutlery
All of these products, including Irish brands such as Belleek China, Galway Crystal, Genesis Sculptures, Jonathan Richards and Waterford Crystal to name a few, can be found online at: http://www.
The accused, 25, denies causing the death of 19-month-old Ryan Cox by driving without due care and attention on the Boa Island Road outside Belleek, Co Fermanagh, on January 14, 2013.
Traffic will be diverted from Belleek via A46 Loughshore Road to Enniskillen, A32 Irvinestown Road, B82 Killadeas Road, A35 Irvinestown Road to Kesh, A35 Pettigo Road, A47 Boa Island Road and vice versa.
Builder and publican Colm Murphy (48), a native of Belleek in south Armagh with a current address across the Irish border in Ravensdale, appeared before Ireland's anti-terrorist Special Criminal Court in Dublin charged with conspiring to cause an explosion and membership of an illegal organisation.