Definition of earthenware in English:

earthenware

Line breaks: earth¦en|ware
Pronunciation: /ˈəːθ(ə)nwɛː
 
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noun

[mass noun, often as modifier]
Pottery made of clay fired to a porous state which can be made impervious to liquids by the use of a glaze: an earthenware jug
More example sentences
  • Locally made earthenware is decorated much as it was before the Spanish conquest.
  • In order for the clay to be transformed from a soft, malleable state into hard earthenware pottery, the water molecules need to be driven off.
  • The Japanese use the word yaki for porcelain, pottery and earthenware alike.
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