Definition of Martinware in English:

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Martinware

Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːtɪnwɛː/

noun

[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
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  • 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.
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