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Definition of delph in English:


[mass noun] Irish
Plates, dishes, and other similar items; crockery: the cacophony of tin on delph as the boys wolfed their food from their plates with cheap cutlery
More example sentences
  • The cottage has all the original features - open fireplace with crane and cooking pots, pouch bed, loft, stone flag floor, a dresser filled with shining delph and many interesting artefacts from the past.
  • All saleable items would be greatly appreciated, including furniture, delph and bric-a-brac (no clothes).
  • We need to think about the nuns who stood at a sink for 60 years washing delph to augment the measly contribution of the state to the care of the young.


Variant of delft.

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