earthenware


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earth·en·ware

 (ûr′thən-wâr′, -thən-)
n.
Pottery made from a porous clay that is fired at relatively low temperatures. Faience, delft, and majolica are examples of earthenware.

earthenware

(ˈɜːθənˌwɛə)
n
(Ceramics)
a. vessels, etc, made of baked clay
b. (as adjective): an earthenware pot.

earth•en•ware

(ˈɜr θənˌwɛər)

n.
1. pottery of baked or hardened clay, esp. any of the coarse, opaque varieties.
2. clay for making such pottery.
[1640–50]
ceramic, earthenware - Pottery made from clay is called ceramic or earthenware.
See also related terms for pottery.

earthenware

Pottery fired to a relatively low temperature (2012°F), easy to work, and having a dull finish.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.earthenware - ceramic ware made of porous clay fired at low heatearthenware - ceramic ware made of porous clay fired at low heat
ceramic ware - utensils made from ceramic material
delft - a style of glazed earthenware; usually white with blue decoration
faience - glazed earthenware decorated with opaque colors
maiolica, majolica - highly decorated earthenware with a glaze of tin oxide
terra cotta - a hard unglazed brownish-red earthenware
Samian ware, terra sigillata - earthenware made from the reddish-brown clay found on the Aegean island of Lemnos

earthenware

noun crockery, pots, ceramics, pottery, terracotta, crocks, faience, maiolica colourful Italian china and earthenware
Translations
خَزَف، فُخّـار
keramik-lertøjlertøjs-
agyagedény
leirvara

earthenware

[ˈɜːθənwɛəʳ]
A. Nloza f (de barro)
B. CPDde barro

earthenware

[ˈɜːrθənwɛər]
nterre f cuite
modifen terre cuite

earthenware

n (= material)Ton m; (= dishes etc)Tongeschirr nt
adjaus Ton, Ton-; earthenware crockeryTongeschirr nt

earthenware

[ˈɜːθnwɛəʳ]
1. nterraglie fpl, terracotta
2. adjdi terracotta

earth

(əːð) noun
1. the third planet in order of distance from the Sun; the planet on which we live. Is Earth nearer the Sun than Mars is?; the geography of the earth.
2. the world as opposed to heaven. heaven and earth.
3. soil. Fill the plant-pot with earth.
4. dry land; the ground. the earth, sea and sky.
5. a burrow or hole of an animal, especially of a fox.
6. (a wire that provides) an electrical connection with the earth.
verb
to connect to earth electrically. Is your washing-machine properly earthed?
ˈearthen adjective
(of a floor etc) made of earth.
ˈearthly adjective
1. of or belonging to this world; not heavenly or spiritual. this earthly life.
2. possible. This gadget has no earthly use.
ˈearthenware noun, adjective
(of) a kind of pottery coarser than china. an earthenware dish.
ˈearthquake noun
a shaking of the earth's surface. The village was destroyed by an earthquake.
ˈearthworm noun
(usually worm) a kind of small animal with a ringed body and no backbone, living in damp earth.
on earth
used for emphasis. What on earth are you doing?; the stupidest man on earth.
run to earth
to find (something or someone) after a long search. He ran his friend to earth in the pub.
References in classic literature ?
Now the earthenware pot tried its best to keep aloof from the brass one, which cried out: "Fear nothing, friend, I will not strike you.
His son and his son's wife were disgusted at this, so the old grandfather at last had to sit in the corner behind the stove, and they gave him his food in an earthenware bowl, and not even enough of it.
When their earthenware, woollen clothes, utensils of elegant forms cut out of the hardest rocks, tools of copper, ornaments of precious stones, palaces, and hydraulic works, are considered, it is impossible not to respect the considerable advance made by them in the arts of civilization.
Having travelled some days, we were met by the King's brother, to whom, by the advice of Chec Furt, whose intent in following us was to squeeze all he could from us; we presented some pieces of Chinese workmanship, such as cases of boxes, a standish, and some earthenware, together with several pieces of painted calico, which were so much more agreeable, that he desired some other pieces instead of our Chinese curiosities; we willingly made the exchange.
On the table were a loaf of black bread, an earthenware jar containing honey, a pitcher of milk and two drinking horns.
He saw Rosa conveying a large flower-pot of white earthenware from her father's kitchen to her bedroom.
Oh, mine was old earthenware stuff--not worth a halfpenny.
It was one of his daily tasks to fetch his water from a well a couple of fields off, and for this purpose, ever since he came to Raveloe, he had had a brown earthenware pot, which he held as his most precious utensil among the very few conveniences he had granted himself.
THE dairy was certainly worth looking at: it was a scene to sicken for with a sort of calenture in hot and dusty streets--such coolness, such purity, such fresh fragrance of new-pressed cheese, of firm butter, of wooden vessels perpetually bathed in pure water; such soft colouring of red earthenware and creamy surfaces, brown wood and polished tin, grey limestone and rich orange-red rust on the iron weights and hooks and hinges.
In one hand she held a dish-towel and in the other a cracked earthenware plate, which she had been engaged in wiping when so suddenly transported to the Land of Oz.
On the mantelpiece was arrayed the innkeeper's collection of figured earthenware pots and stone jugs.
It happened after some time, making a pretty large fire for cooking my meat, when I went to put it out after I had done with it, I found a broken piece of one of my earthenware vessels in the fire, burnt as hard as a stone, and red as a tile.