earthenware earthenware  /ˈɜr θən ˌwɛr/

Definition(s):

  • (n) ceramic ware made of porous clay fired at low heat

Usage(s):

  1. A small earthenware pot is placed inside a larger one, and the space between the two is filled with moist sand.
  2. On top rode an earthenware brown urn.
  3. Along the banks of the Irrawaddy a fleet of boats bobbed at their moorings as cargoes of earthenware jars were hoisted from their holds.

News

  • Clay Creations - Session 2

    Create functional handbuilt pottery forms such as bowls, cups, and vases as well as sculptural objects out of earthenware clay. Students will decorate their pots with food-safe colorful glazes so they can enjoy using them at home!
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

Quotes

  • "I couldn't get over seeing so many great things for cooking, the heavy pots and pans, white porcelain ovenware, country earthenware, great tools and professional knives," Williams said in a recent telephone interview from his office in San...
    on Sep 27, 2005 By: Chuck Williams Source: Washington Post

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