Crossword clues for delftware
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Delftware \Delft"ware`\, n.
Pottery made at the city of Delft in Holland; hence:
Earthenware made in imitation of the above; any glazed earthenware made for table use, and the like.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1714, from Delft, town in Holland where the glazed earthenware was made, + ware.
n. (alternative spelling of Delftware English)
Delftware in the latter sense is a type of pottery in which a white glaze is applied, usually decorated with metal oxides. Delftware includes pottery objects of all descriptions such as plates, ornaments and tiles.
Usage examples of "delftware".
It was too cold to stand still for long, so she walked back the way she had come and found a coffee shop and then, much refreshed, walked to the Huis Lambert van Meerten, a museum housing Delftware and antique furniture.
The huge sideboard was of ebony and was loaded with Delftware and fine silver.
Arabella took the shallow Delftware cup filled with fragrant chocolate as the maid handed it to her.
She spent a long time strolling round Reynders, on the edge of the Markt, which sold genuine Delftware.