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A trademark for a brand of fine china and earthenware.
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(Antiques) (sometimes capital) china or porcelain manufactured by Josiah Spode, English potter (1754–1827), or his company
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Trademark. china or porcelain manufactured by the Spodes or the firm they established. Also called Spode′ chi′na.
Josiah, 1733–97, and his son, Josiah, 1754–1827, English potters.
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|Noun||1.||Spode - English potter who started a pottery famous for its bone china (1754-1827)|
|2.||Spode - a brand of fine English porcelain|
porcelain - ceramic ware made of a more or less translucent ceramic
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
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