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Wedg·wood

 (wĕj′wo͝od′)
A trademark for a type of pottery made by Josiah Wedgwood and his successors.

Wedgwood

(ˈwɛdʒwʊd)
n
(Ceramics) trademark
a. pottery produced, esp during the late 18th and early 19th centuries, at the Wedgwood factories
b. such pottery having applied classical decoration in white on a blue or other coloured ground
adj
(Ceramics) relating to or characteristic of such pottery: Wedgwood blue.

Wedgwood

(ˈwɛdʒwʊd)
n
(Biography) Josiah. 1730–95, British potter and industrialist, who founded several pottery works near Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire

Wedg•wood

(ˈwɛdʒˌwʊd)
Trademark. a ceramic ware, typically blue-gray with raised white decoration, made by Josiah Wedgwood (1730–95), English potter, and his successors.
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Noun1.Wedgwood - English potter (1730-1795)Wedgwood - English potter (1730-1795)    
2.Wedgwood - a type of pottery made by Josiah Wedgwood and his successorsWedgwood - a type of pottery made by Josiah Wedgwood and his successors; typically has a classical decoration in white on a blue background
clayware, pottery - ceramic ware made from clay and baked in a kiln
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
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