Definition of Martinware in English:


Line breaks: Martin|ware
Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːtɪnwɛː


[mass noun]
A type of brown salt-glazed pottery made by the Martin brothers in Southall, London, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries: [as modifier]: a Martinware jug
More example sentences
  • The colours included browns, greens, greys and blues, and this subdued palette is distinctive of Martinware.
  • Martinware products invariably came in characteristically subdued browns, greens, greys and blues.
  • Martin Brothers launched their London-based unit – Martinware Pottery – in 1873.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day deictic
Pronunciation: ˈdeɪktɪk
denoting a word whose meaning depends on context...