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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Blue Dutch porcelain originally made in imitation of Oriental porcelain.

Usage examples (13)
  • Made of a light-buff clay, and known as delftware, the tiles unearthed are decorated in blue, with a conventionalized design in each corner and
  • English sgraffito-ware, several incomplete earthenware holders, and parts of delftware candlesticks.
  • To their left, under a dome of palms, was a marble basin, on the edges of which four large swans of delftware emitted the water from their beaks.
  • I have seen a man and wife drinking coffee from one small tin pan, their china and delftware having been left in fragments to decorate the desert wayside. for more
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