Definition of willowware in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwilōwer/


chiefly US
Pottery with a willow-pattern design.
Example sentences
  • This successful woodenware and willowware merchant was a dedicated philanthropist.
  • On these were placed all the old china the farmhouse attic afforded; including numerous pieces of the old blue and white willowware pattern.
  • They make a nice antidote to the Anglophobia of the breakfast rooms, where a persuasive case is made for polished mahogany, willowware and crustless toast.

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Syllabification: wil·low·ware

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