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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Pottery & ceramics
stonewarestone‧ware /ˈstəʊnweə $ ˈstoʊnwer/ noun [uncountable]  TIPpots, bowls etc that are made from a special hard clay
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stonewareIn the centre of the room was a large wooden table holding a stoneware jar of dried flowers.However, by the 1780s the use of stoneware was succeeded by porcelain and earthenware sauce-boats.His eyes finally settled on the old stoneware sink in which Zhukov did his fixing.Their Raku, stoneware and porcelain pieces are considered among the best in southern Arizona.Their clay, St. Thomas's stoneware, comes from Stoke-on-Trent.Its popularity stems from Moutarde de Meaux, the one in the stylist stoneware jar.The great strength of the collection is the archaeological components unglazed stoneware from the first to the ninth century.
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