Definition of Minton in English:


Line breaks: Min¦ton
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪntən


[mass noun] trademark
Pottery made at Stoke-on-Trent by Thomas Minton ( 1766–1836) or his factory. Minton’s company popularized the willow pattern: [as modifier]: Minton china
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  • Fine china, including a Minton dessert service used at the memorable banquet, was discovered in a locked cupboard at the castle smothered with spiders' webs.
  • In 1876 the Department of State Library was completed and the first Minton tile floor was installed.
  • Today Minton retains its reputation as one of the finest china manufacturers in the world.

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