Crossword clues for delft
- Blue-and-white glazed pottery
- Blue and white pottery
- Souvenir of Holland
- South Holland pottery town
- Netherlands town — glazed earthenware
- Jan Vermeer's hometown
- Glazed earthenware
- Glazed blue pottery
- Gift-shop buy in Amsterdam
- Earthenware in country kitchens
- Earthenware from Holland
- Dutch town noted for its pottery
- Dutch town — tin-glazed earthenware
- Dutch pottery center
- Dutch pottery
- Dutch city where the painter Johannes Vermeer was born
- Dutch city known for its blue-and-white pottery
- City in many Vermeer paintings
- Ceramic center
- Blue-and-white earthenware
- Blue pottery variety
- Blue pottery of Holland
- Blue and white patterned earthenware
- Blue and white earthenware (from Holland)
- Blue-and-white pottery
- Decorative pottery
- Dutch pottery city
- Blue-and-white earthenware pottery
- Vermeer's home
- A style of glazed earthenware
- Usually white with blue decoration
- Fine pottery
- An earthenware
- Glazed pottery
- Style of earthenware
- Famed pottery center
- Glazed white and blue earthenware
- Expert tours large Dutch city
- Where potter may be skilful, pocketing ball in the end
- Latin etched into artful pottery
- Pottery expert drinks port
- Dutch town - tin-glazed earthenware
- Dutch pottery town
- Dutch earthenware city
- Daughter felt unsettled in Dutch city
- Tin-glazed earthenware
- Pottery center
- Dutch city in many Vermeer paintings
The Collaborative International Dictionary
delft \delft\ (d[e^]lft), n. Same as Delftware.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Etymology 1 n. A style of blue and white earthenware. Etymology 2
n. A delf; a mine, quarry, pit or ditch.
n. a style of glazed earthenware; usually white with blue decoration
Delft is a city and a municipality in the Netherlands. It is located in the province of South Holland, to the north of Rotterdam and south of The Hague.
Delft is known for its historic town centre with canals, Delft Blue pottery, the Delft University of Technology, painter Johannes Vermeer and scientist Antony van Leeuwenhoek, and its association with the royal House of Orange-Nassau.
Delft is a city in the Netherlands.
Delft may also refer to other places:
- Delft, Cape Town, township in South Africa
Neduntheevu, island in Sri Lanka
- Delft Island fort, in Sri Lanka
- Battle of Delft—a battle during the Sri Lankan Civil War
- Delft University of Technology, Dutch public university
- Delft, Minnesota, United States
- Delft Colony, California, United States
- Delft jewelry
- Delft pottery, frequently also Delftware—pottery produced in Delft, Netherlands in imitation of Chinese porcelain
- Dutch ship Delft, several ships in the Dutch Navy
Usage examples of "delft".
Your run-of-the-mill spy more than likely was a forty-two year old Dutch printer, hotfoot from Delft, telling you he was fleeing the enemy.
Such cosmopolitan cities as Karlovac, Meerut, Antofagasta, Delft, Bratislava, Zwolk, Nizhny, Bulawayo and Linz.
After a lengthy search, she bought Delft Blue pottery for Doreen and Cora, small beribboned boxes of chocolates for Mrs Giles and Miss Stan dish, and a carton of Dutch cigars for Percy.
He tended his little dry-goods store, he saw to it the city hall of Delft was properly swept out, he grew more and more crusty and suspicious, he looked longer and longer hours through his hundreds of microscopes, he made a hundred amazing discoveries.
Blue television light flickered over shelves of shadowy ceramic figurines: Dresden milkmaids, Chantilly Chinamen, Meissen pug-dogs connected by a gold chain held in their champed jaws, naked Delft nymphs dancing.
MAY-FLOWER--of Delft Haven-- poor, common-looking ship, hired by common charter-party for coined dollars,--caulked with mere oakum and tar, provisioned with vulgarest biscuit and bacon,--yet what ship Argo or miraculous epic ship, built by the sea gods, was other than a foolish bumbarge in comparison!
AY-FLOWER--of Delft Haven-- poor, common-looking ship, hired by common charter-party for coined dollars,--caulked with mere oakum and tar, provisioned with vulgarest biscuit and bacon,--yet what ship Argo or miraculous epic ship, built by the sea gods, was other than a foolish bumbarge in comparison!
AY-FLOWER--of Delft Haven --poor, common-looking ship, hired by common charter-party for coined dollars,--caulked with mere oakum and tar, provisioned with vulgarest biscuit and bacon,--yet what ship Argo or miraculous epic ship, built by the sea gods, was other than a foolish bumbarge in comparison!
An étagère filled with old-fashioned magnetic videos in bright adverting boxes, a cluster of blue-and-white delfts on the étagère's top shelf that had dwindled as one figurine after another got knocked off by Mario, stumbling or shoved.
Swamped in a butcher-boy apron, he was bearing a big blue Delft dish of lobster pancakes smothered in the palest white wine and anchovy sauce.
With her fluid drawn-out lines, the spearlike sprit jutting from the thrusting clipper bow, and her flaring transom, the two-hundred-foot-long Nepenthe looked as if she were made of fine white china floating on a Delft sea.
Brant had told them about Delft blue, and they had seen examples in America, but they hadn't known about Delft pink.
He stepped inside and padded along the Delft blue carpeting, pausing to listen at each office, until he reached the ebony door of managing director Charles-Marie Cruyff.
The sky was delft blue and the still-low rays of the morning sun were gilding the horizoned hills, lending the curves and hollows the sensuous quality of female limbs in repose.
Its elaborately carved walls recalled an old-fashioned ballroom, white and gilt and a cool Delft blue that had matched his dead wife's eyes.